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Chocolate salami with pandoro – Italian Cuisine

»Chocolate salami with pandoro


Melt the chocolate, in the microwave or in a bain-marie, after making it into small pieces.

Work the softened butter with half of the icing sugar until creamy.
Then also add the liqueur (or orange juice) and the chocolate and mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

Chop the almonds not too finely and add them to the mixture, then add the pandoro cut into large cubes.
The result must be a compact, sticky but workable dough with your hands.

Transfer the mixture onto a sheet of parchment paper, shape it into a long, narrow cylinder (as if it were a piece of salami) and wrap it in parchment paper, compacting well, closing the ends as if it were a candy.
Let it harden in the fridge for at least 1 hour.

Take back the chocolate salami with pandoro, remove the parchment paper, pass it in the remaining icing sugar and serve.

Chocolate salami … in the shape of a cake! – Italian Cuisine

Chocolate salami ... in the shape of a cake!


The goodness of chocolate salami, but presented as a cake: the shape changes, but not the substance! A different idea for the snack

We all know the chocolate salami, a delicious dessert perfect even for one snack accompanied by hot tea on cold winter afternoons.
Preparing it is really simple and takes little time. But if we told you that it is also possible to propose it in the form of a cake? Yes, instead of in the canonical form of salami, therefore cylindrical and elongated, serve it as a classic cake. A purely aesthetic question, which does not affect the goodness of the ingredients.

Below, we provide you ingredients and procedure to prepare it at home, while in our gallery, many advice to taste it at its best and make it even more delicious.

Chocolate salami cake: the recipe

Ingredients

To prepare your cake chocolate salami, you need: 300 grams of dry biscuits, 200 grams of dark chocolate, 100 grams of sugar, 150 grams of butter or margarine and 30 grams of bitter cocoa powder.

Method

Preparation takes about 20 minutes. First, melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat, and the chocolate in another. Meanwhile, crumble the biscuits, then place them in a bowl with the sugar and add the melted butter and chocolate. Knead with your hands. At the end, add the bitter cocoa to the mixture. Line a cake pan with plastic wrap, pour the mixture and level it with the help of the back of a spoon. Place the pan in the fridge for a couple of hours, in order to compact the dough. Before serving, sprinkle with other bitter cocoa.

The dark side of Knam's chocolate – Italian Cuisine


On the occasion of the special screening of the last chapter of Star Wars, the chocolate king Ernst Knam prepared a special cake that symbolizes the struggle between good and evil

The eternal struggle between good and evil represented in one cake (and what a cake!), the work of the king of chocolate, Ernst Knam, special guest of an evening dedicated to the special screening of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. After the chapters Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Star Wars: The Last Jedi, new legends will be born in the latest film and the final battle for freedom will take place.

If the good and the bad are made of chocolate

To celebrate the release in theaters of the last chapter of the famous saga signed by Lucasfida and director J.J. Abrams, Ernst Knam he created a monumental cake topped by chocolate sculptures depicting iconic characters and elements from the film and made it half white and half black to symbolize good versus evil. A "space" dessert to transport viewers to a galaxy of sweetness!

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The sculpture cake of Knam and beyond

The pastry chef took the stage together with the rapper Emis Killa and escorted by some representatives of the Italian groups of fan costuming Star Wars: 501st Italica Garrison, Rebel Legion Italian Base and Ori’cetar Clan Italy Mandalorian Mercs. The evening was attended by many celebrities who were greeted by alight installation in the arcades of via Santa Radegonda: created by the artist Domenico Pellegrino and also inspired by the protagonists of Star Wars, it is titled LUMINARIA – HEROES OF LIGHT AND DARK and will be visible until December 27th.

Also to celebrate the release of the film in theaters, Italian sculptors Paolo Noto and Fabrizio Lorenzani they created two works inspired by Rey and Kylo Ren. The two sculptures, who represent the heroes of the compelling conclusion of the iconic Skywalker saga, will be exhibited until December 29th at the Sala Blu Gallery in Via del Teatro Pace 3 a Rome.

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