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Chocolate salami with a bergamot aroma

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

Chocolate salami with a bergamot aroma


  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Place the almonds in a small baking pan and bake for 10 minutes, until toasted, golden, crunchy and aromatic. Mix 2-3 times while baking.
  • When ready, transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.
  • While the almonds are toasting, melt the dark chocolate couverture along with the butter in a bain marie or a microwave. Use a large bowl.
  • When the chocolate is ready, add the remaining ingredients in the following order and stir after each addition. Begin with the cookies, then add the almonds, the zest and the peppercorns. Add the white chocolate last so that the mixture is cool enough not to melt it.  
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • When ready, remove the wrap and cut in half.
  • Wearing disposable gloves transfer one half to a clean sheet of plastic and shape in to a salami that is 2 cm thick.
  • Wrap tightly in the plastic wrap and make it as smooth and circular as possible.
  • Tie the ends securely and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight, until it becomes firm.
  • Repeat the same process with the other half of the mixture.
  • When ready to serve, dust a baking pan with some icing sugar, remove the chocolate salami from the refrigerator, remove plastic wrap and roll it in the icing sugar until completely coated.
  • For an even more realistic looking salami, tie with some kitchen twine at intervals, just like they do with real salami!
  • I decided to add almonds, white chocolate and cookies that are white in color so they can resemble the little bits of fat in real salami. I also used red peppercorns that are also used in real salami.


If you cannot find bergamots, add the zest of any other citrus fruit.

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
12 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
27 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
48 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
9 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
8 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
9 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
2 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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