Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

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A few years ago I went to an International Fair in London where almost each country in the world had its own stand selling souvenirs and demonstrating typical traditions, customs and cuisine. Being a real chocolate person I bought a significant amount of traditional Swiss and Belgian chocolate bars at the Switzerland and Belgium stands. What really impressed me though was the real-time making of hot chocolate with chilli at the Italian stand! Yes! Among all the pizza, pesto and spaghetti there was an Italian chef stirring a chocolate mixture in a large pot. He was offering anyone passing by a small cup of his hot chocolate goodness. Needless to say it was absolutely delicious and I did pass several times by the Italian stand until he already knew who I am.

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