Goldoni’s hot chocolate

In Venice, you probably have come across a special way of making hot chocolate: We call it cioccolata densa. But did you know that the original recipe goes back to the late 18th century? And there’s a special story connected. Sign up below and learn how to make the authentic Venetian cioccolata in four easy steps.

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