Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread is made routinely in homes in Italy’s Piedmont region.  This hazelnut-chocolate confection, gianduja, takes its name from a popular Turin-based folk character, Gioan d'la Duja ("Giovanni of the Jug").  Last year, La Cucina Italiana Magazine shared the magic and the secret recipe to this favorite chocolaty confection in its January/February Issue.  Make up a batch this weekend and “spread” the love through Valentine’s Day.  It will keep up to one month on your counter, or up to 3 months when refrigerated!"> Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread is made routinely in homes in Italy’s Piedmont region.  This hazelnut-chocolate confection, gianduja, takes its name from a popular Turin-based folk character, Gioan d'la Duja ("Giovanni of the Jug").  Last year, La Cucina Italiana Magazine shared the magic and the secret recipe to this favorite chocolaty confection in its January/February Issue.  Make up a batch this weekend and “spread” the love through Valentine’s Day.  It will keep up to one month on your counter, or up to 3 months when refrigerated!"> Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread is made routinely in homes in Italy’s Piedmont region.  This hazelnut-chocolate confection, gianduja, takes its name from a popular Turin-based folk character, Gioan d'la Duja ("Giovanni of the Jug").  Last year, La Cucina Italiana Magazine shared the magic and the secret recipe to this favorite chocolaty confection in its January/February Issue.  Make up a batch this weekend and “spread” the love through Valentine’s Day.  It will keep up to one month on your counter, or up to 3 months when refrigerated!"> Recipe: Gianduja. Italian for Nutella! | In witfs Kitchen with Chef Donna Desfor | witf.org
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Recipe: Gianduja. Italian for Nutella!

Written by Donna Marie Desfor, Culinary Consultant and Chef | Jan 24, 2012 8:47 PM

 

The wildly popular Nutella chocolate-hazelnut spread is made routinely in homes in Italy’s Piedmont region.  This hazelnut-chocolate confection, gianduja, takes its name from a popular Turin-based folk character, Gioan d'la Duja ("Giovanni of the Jug").  Last year, La Cucina Italiana Magazine shared the magic and the secret recipe to this favorite chocolaty confection in its January/February Issue.  Make up a batch this weekend and “spread” the love through Valentine’s Day.  It will keep up to one month on your counter, or up to 3 months when refrigerated!

Gianduja (Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Recipe
By Pastry Chef Karen DeMasco
as appears in La Cucina Italiana Magazine, Jan/Feb 2011

Published in In witfs Kitchen with Chef Donna Desfor

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