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Wine-Knows: Fine Wine and Gourmet Food Journeys for the Discerning Traveler: A Marriage Made in Heaven:
"Chocolate lover? Hazelnut nut? In the 1850’s, before Italy was even a nation, a chocolate-maker in the sophisticated food-loving city of Turin (the center of the powerful House of Savoy) invented the perfect union of these two culinary gems. He named it Gianduja (john due yuh) after a marionette character who was the popular local folk icon. "
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