This is the present to the winner of the quiz for December. The quiz has not been decided but the present has been decided.
This sweet is called "panforte" that is the traditional cake of Siena,Toscana Province in Italy.
Why can we provide this traditional panforte ?
The name of the boulangerie is
Nanporo,Food Palette (食のパレット)a.i.u.e.o
run by Mieko Kanahyou, the wife of a famous artist in Hokkaido, Mr.Naoyuki Kanahyou who got the excellent skill to produce arts of iron and other kinds of material.
Mr. and Mrs.Kanahyou had lived in France and Italy for years and learned the ropes to make beautiful art and cuisine.
Its ingredients are sunflower seeds, raisin, dried fig, dried apricot, pure levulose (fruit sugar), maple syrup, chocolate chips, cinnamon, nutmeg seed, brandy. Except for levulose and brandy, all the ingredients are produced organically.
On the left is the "Classic" bread, the first type of bread made in this facility. It is recommended to eat the sliced one with cheese or ham as well as a cup of soup, throwing pieces of the bread into the soup. The yeast used for the bread is made from the ferment generated on the surface of raisins.
Contained fruit gives the bread natural sweetness.
"Choco-pan" was created with the image of "pan au chocola which the infants was given by their mom in Paris. Organic black chocolate is contained. It's bitter taste.
Please try the breads and sweets at this
"Food palette a.i.u.e.o"!