Italian Amaretti cookies

Italian Amaretti cookies

Besides cantucci biscuits, another very popular Italian cookies are Amaretti. These cookies are almond flavored, are crisp outside and soft inside. They are similar to French macaroon cookies but have no filling. Another great complement to coffee.

Italian Cantucci biscuits

Italian Cantucci biscuits

Cantucci are typical Italian almond cookies (biscuits) made dry and hard by double baking. In the old times, bread double-baked was very useful for long storage, especially during travel or wars. The origin of the almond biscuits is placed in the city of Prato, in Tuscany. Italian cantucci make a great complement to coffee.

Italian desserts

Italian desserts

What are the most popular Italian desserts? Probably the best known around the world are these two: tiramisu and panna cotta. As all Italian cuisine specialties, they came from a specific region- Panna Cotta from Piedmont and tiramisu which is of recent origin, either from Venice or Sienna.

Tiramisu is typically made from the ladyfingers soaked in coffee and mascarpone cheese whipped with egg yolks.

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