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These are the new Zaini Milano tablets, a riot of surprising sensations. To the eye and to the palate




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There is dark, milk or white chocolate. The bars of raw or fine chocolate, of pure cocoa or those embellished with orange peel, classic hazelnuts, crunchy wafers and so on … But what if the chocolate flavoring, giving more flavor to the bars were just spices rare? Berries, peppers, exotic aromas and flavors from afar. A mix of flavors, a unique experience from an organoleptic but also a cultural point of view, this is how the brand new tasting line was born "Tarot collection" from Milan backpacks. A range of 12 amazing bars of very fine dark chocolate paired with spices, berries, superfoods, roots and citrus peels. “Collezione Tarocchi” combines the strong taste of dark chocolates also single origin Madagascar, Peru And Mexico with saffron, Montana Maya coffee (originally from Central America with an intense and decisive taste), passion berries (not to be confused with the passion fruit. The berries are a real rarity that comes directly from Ethiopia, the peculiarity lies precisely in the olfactory and gustatory notes. The nose reminiscent of chamomile, in the mouth they release all the flavor of passion fruit, with sour and fresh notes), star anise, Timut Nepal pepper (Its shape is very reminiscent of pepper berries but on closer inspection it is the very fragrant peel of the Timut berry, a tree with leaves that recall the scents of lemon, basil and mint. The aroma of Timut Nepal pepper is fresh and citrusy , suggests notes of grapefruit, lime and passion fruit), Voatsiperifery pepper (originally from Madagascar, this precious and rare pepper smells of forest, citrus and mint), pink pepper and salt crystals, Goji berries, ginger, chili pepper And fought (or Kaffir Lime, is a very fragrant citrus similar to lime of Asian origin of which leaves and peel are used) to create tablets with unique and vibrant flavors.

Chocolate becomes a work of art
The Tarot Tablets Backpacks Milan they offer much more than an invigorating organoleptic and tasting experience, they are also a real cultural excursus into the history of the Italian Tarot. On each tablet, Zaini Milano has faithfully reproduced the miniatures that in the middle of Four hundred, Filippo Maria Visconti, Duke of Milan and his successor Francesco Sforza they commissioned several artists to make the first Tarot deck, 78 cards that inspired subsequent decks. Real works of art to taste.

The meticulous Research of Backpacks for the history of the Tarot of 1400 is also reflected in the choice of colors used for the reproduction of the images, in fact, for the first time gold paste was used to highlight the miniatures present on the packages. L'gold, an element dear to the Tarot, not for its preciousness but for its meaning. It has always been identified with the light, the deepest one that leads to knowledge and wisdom.

Not only that, Zaini Milano wanted to flavor its chocolates with spices, another element dear to the Visconti Sforza era. From the last years of the 15th century, supplies of spices arrived in Milan, rarities from far away. Presented by the apothecaries, merchants specialized in their marketing, they were highly appreciated in the Courts, especially in the rich Court of the Visconti Sforza, where the apothecaries were now at home.

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The 12 Tarot Tablets Backpacks Milan
Intense, aromatic and enveloping. Here are the tastes of the new collection Milan backpacks. The single origins of Madagascar are The magician flavored with Voatsiperifery pepper; The Dad with star anise; The world with the combava e Lovers with passion berries. The single origin of Mexico is The weather, a tablet flavored with Montana Maya Coffee. Finally, the single origin of Peru is dedicated to the carta de The crazy, with hints of Timut Nepal pepper. The collection continues with five dark chocolate bars with hints of pink pepper for Justice, of ginger for The cart, of jalapeño pepper for the paper de The devil, of goji berries for Luck and with notes of Persian blue salt crystals for The Hanged Man. The collection ends with the tablet dedicated to the paper de The Popess, very fine white chocolate flavored with saffron.

Each Tablet has a meaning
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An original gift idea, rich in history and meaning, perfect for Christmas.

Who is Zaini Milano
Master chocolatiers since 1913, when Luigi Zaini, founder of the homonymous line of chocolates, opened the first chocolate factory in Milan together with his wife, Olga. Today, as then, the local historian is in Via De Cristoforis in Milan, where art, knowledge and experimentation come together to create impeccable products.

November 2021
Giulia Ferrari

Posted on 07/11/2021

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