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Marron glacé and Espresso
Submitted by ssoloman
Sant'Eustachio Il Caffè
Piazza di Sant'Eustachio, Roma, Italy
I wasn't even sure what it was when I ordered it (call me the surprise sampler!), but I figured it out after one bite... a chestnut! Soften by a sugary skinny dip, then "pulled" from the syrup to dry to form a glaze shell. The sweetness is light and a great complement to the espresso, which is famous for its incredibly thick layer of spuma (foam).