The forced period spent at home in recent months has given me time to delve into one of the most enjoyous and beneficial ingredients that nature offers us. Chocolate is considered by nutraceutics to be a "Superfood" as it can stimulate the production of serotonin, the hormone of well-being, and promote physical and cognitive performance thanks to the power of flavonoids and the minerals contained in it.
Dalila Roglieri: LIVELLO 1 of the Certificate in Chocolate Tasting
"The International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting (IICCT) was founded by three internationally renowned experts in the field of chocolate, tea and wine tasting, with years of experience in tasting and exploring the world of quality chocolate. All the founders are members of the Grand Jury of the International Chocolate Awards, an independent competition that annually recognizes the excellence of product in the world of chocolate.
The Certificate offers a structured approach to tasting chocolate and understanding the characteristics of quality chocolate and cocoa. Thanks to a standardized curriculum created and managed by the International Institute of Chocolate and Cacao Tasting, the Certificate courses contribute to the exploration of the world of chocolate and the development of sensory skills and knowledge in the field of chocolate producers, varieties, origins and chocolate styles." *
A special thank you goes to Monica Meschini, the world's leading expert in chocolate tasting tea and wine, as well as one of the founders of the IICCT and teacher during the course. With his professionalism, passion and deep knowledge of tasting techniques he introduced me to the specialized world of taste and flavors. I still have a lot to learn, but with her it will definitely be a learning journey full of taste.
* "IICCT texts and information collected from the material provided for the studing.
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