ChocoModica 2016: four days for one of the most famous Sicilian specialties
- Published: 21 ottobre 2016
- Category: Events
Who does not know the Chocolate of Modica? No one, of course. Moreover, it is one of the most famous specialties of this great island. A flavor that will make your holiday in Sicily in autumn even more special. And you can taste it in Modica from December 8th to 11th, when the 2016 edition of ChocoModica will take place.
For this four-days event, will be set several stands where you can admire and taste the creations of great mâitres chocolatiers. In addition to this, ChocoModica will be enriched by exhibitions, conferences, shows, tours and activities for children.
The Chocolate of Modica
This is the real protagonist of ChocoModica. It’s a unique kind of chocolate, prepared with granulated sugar or cane sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger or chilli peppers. The ancient recipe gives the chocolate a peculiar grainy texture and aromatic flavor. You can see this small and tasty culinary masterpiece in the picture above.
How to get there
Modica is a small and picturesque municipality in the province of Ragusa. To get there from Catania, one of the main ports along Sicilian east coast:
- Take A18 motorway towards south;
- Take Rosolini exit;
- From Rosolini, take county road 27 and then county road 34 following the road signs to Modica.
The journey by car takes about one hour and thirty minutes.
For further information about the 2016 edition of ChocoModica (full programme, any changes), you can visit the official website of the event, Chocomodica.eu.
Image source: Di Mussklprozz – Opera propria, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22301943