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Two of the best life’s pleasures meet. On T’a Milano blog you’ll find a mix of flavours and curiosity reading. Be fascinated by the history of chocolate, live the culinary traditions, discover the secrets to prepare the most loved desserts. All these happen here, don’t miss out on a single article!

18 March 2021 - by T'a Milano

It is a well-known fact that Italy’s typical Easter cake is the Colomba, but where does the tradition of this peace-inspiring “dove” cake come from? There are many legends revolving around the Easter Colomba…  One…

16 March 2021 - by T'a Milano

Who wouldn’t like to receive a special gift for a special occasion? Whether it’s a birthday, an anniversary or a name-day celebration, a gift is always a welcome must! And if it involves an irresistible…

15 January 2021 - by T'a Milano

In Milan they say, “San Bias el benediss la gola e el nas” (Saint Blais blesses the throat and nose). Hence the custom of eating a thin slice of Panettone on the 3rd of February…

14 January 2021 - by T'a Milano

The scientific name of chocolate is ‘teobroma cacao’ which literally translates to ‘food of the gods’.  Chocolate is a food derived from the beans of the cocoa plant, widespread and extensively eaten all over the…

13 January 2021 - by T'a Milano

Ironic, amusing, shrewd and pungent but, above all, real; there are many famous quotes relating to chocolate. We’ve set some out below, to read with a smile – and obviously a box of chocolates to…