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Seven Savoy Residences to Visit in Turin

Seven Savoy Residences to Visit in Turin | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

In 1997 though, UNESCO deemed fourteen former royal abodes in the region of Piedmont as worthy of inclusion in its World Heritage List. A series of restoration projects were also undertaken to bring back some of the neglected buildings to their former glory. Now all completely restored and open to the public, here is our guide to visiting seven former Savoy residences, in the city and its immediate surrounds. [...]

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The Bicerin | Torino's Chocolate Coffee Extravaganza

The Bicerin | Torino's Chocolate Coffee Extravaganza | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

Unless you are from Turin, you probably haven’t heard of the hidden gem that is the “Bicerin”. Invented in the 18th century, the Bicerin has become somewhat of an indulgent luxury for many people living in the Piedmont capital.

How so? Well the Bicerin is a three layered coffee drink. Depsite the fact that the name means “little glass,” glasses are usually 1ft tall and very narrow. The base layer consists of the finest gianduja (a hazelnut blend) chocolate fondue. Some cafés might serve Nutella instead of gianduja. On top of this layer is a cup of espresso, which blends with the chocolate base perfectly. To top everything off, a scoop of delicious cold whipped cream with chocolate flakes, that balances out the strong hot chocolate-coffee base layers, creating the ultimate mix which results in an invigorating and euphoric winter drink. [...]

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Italy We Like | Turin’s “The Number 6” is the most beautiful building in the world

Italy We Like | Turin’s “The Number 6” is the most beautiful building in the world | Italia Mia | Scoop.it

According to Archdaily, the illustrious American architectural and interior design website, the most beautiful building of the world is in…Turin! [...]

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