Modica Chocolate: Enchanting Sicily, Day 5


Since 1880, Modica’s Antica Dolceria Bonajuto has prepared chocolate after a process the Spanish brought to Sicily from the Aztecs. Based on “xocoatl,” an ancient form of cocoa drink, today’s dark delacacy is produced by hand throughout the Baroque city’s competing sweet shops. I am going to be in Modica in a couple of weeks, so to prepare myself for taste testing, I obtained these samples. I promise to report back. Meanwhile, we’ll be visiting Modica on Day 5 of Experience Sicily’s September tour. So, you too can experience this first hand. Oh, my…

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