Sicilian almond paste cookies, or Paste di mandorla are sweet and chewy and they taste great. Topped with cherry, almond etc they are simply perfect.
Tag: Italian cookies
Bite-sized little treasures that are a taste sensation in the mouth. I thought a lovely treat for Christmas would be a popular Italian cookie/biscuit known as Baci di dama, which translates as Lady’s Kisses. These are tiny little biscuit sandwiched together with some chocolate. The weight of each biscuit, before baking, is 5 grams so […]
For a very different type of cookie I thought I would try Brutti Ma Buoni, which is an Italian cookie, eaten at any time, but most often at Christmas. The literal English translation of that name is Ugly But Good. These cookies are made with three, or four, ingredients only. They are meringue based, with […]
After a feast of rich foods for Christmas it is time for something a little lighter, I am sure. To that end I decided to make some amaretti biscuits, which I have done before, but this time I wanted to flavour them with lemon. Amaretti are a delicious biscuit, nice and chewy and simply made […]