An Apple A Day

Cover art by Karla Nolan

February 11, 2013


Perugina, the legendary Italian chocolatier known world-wide for creating only the highest quality confections, debuts its specialty heart-shaped box filled with iconic Baci confections just in time for Valentine’s Day. “Baci” is the Italian word for “kisses” and the confections are produced in the hills of Perugia, Italy near the historic home of St. Valentine. Almost 90 years after their creation and in keeping with tradition, each Bacio (singular) includes a special message of love tucked into each foil wrapper. Legend has it that Perugina’s founding partners would express their sentiments for each other by passing hidden love notes in the Baci wrappings.

Baci are Perugina’s most popular chocolate confections and their coveted recipe has remained virtually unchanged since Baci were first created in 1922. Baci have a gianduia center, a sensuous whipped chocolate filling blended with finely chopped hazelnuts, that is crowned with a whole hazelnut and then enrobed in a silky, dark chocolate.

Beautiful, delicious and exquisite. A lovely gift!

1 comment:

  1. Well done, tasteful in every sense, and above all timely.