World Nutella Day
Nutella has spread (pun intended) all over the world, and has become so popular that there is actually a day devoted to it. In 2007, two American food bloggers in Italy created World Nutella Day. This year the holiday lands on Feb. 5. So here we are, three years later, continuing to celebrate the worldwide domination of Nutella. And why shouldn’t we? It’s creamy, chocolate-y and completely addictive.
It’s a kid’s dream: A chocolate-hazelnut spread that their parents allow them, and maybe even encourage them, to eat. This miraculous food aka Nutella is a product of the Ferrero Company. The earliest form of Nutella was created in the 1940s by Mr. Pietro Ferrero, a pastry maker and founder of the Ferrero Company. Cocoa was in short supply due to World War II rationing, so Mr. Ferrero used hazelnuts instead. The rest is history.
To celebrate this sweet day, use Nutella in the kitchen any way you can this weekend. You can even create your own recipe using Nutella, and send it in to Recipe4Living so others can get the chance to try your delicious concoction. Or, try out one of the tasty recipes using Nutella at Recipe4Living and let the kid in you go wild. As the Italians would say: Ti amo Nutella!!