I know you will look at this and go”UGLY”
But I beg, beg, beg of you…..Don’t judge a cookie by its cover!!
This is in the same vein on the brutti ma buoni …
Not so attractive visually but the taste and the mix of ingredients will BLOW your taste buds away!! Continue reading
When I tasted these little devils in Siena, I thought mmmm, easily a daily addiction:)
Little pillows of heaven….
I didn’t realise they were made with a marzipan like paste called Mandorle.
In fact I am not 100% sure what the difference is….
I thought they were very similar or the same dependant on which country you lived in.
Had a quick look and apparently Marzipan is Almond paste with more sugar added, very simply.
Also Marzipan is used more for icing but Almond paste is used more as a filling:) Continue reading
Yep that’s the name and believe me, they are GOOD!!
Brutti ma buoni…..
Very very good!
These gorgeous Italian biccies are sublime and they use up the egg whites from making the Pizza di Pasqua. Continue reading
A non yeasty but its the weekend and I know you will LOVE these gorgeous variations of a butter biscuit.
No wonder Italians eat them for breakfast 🙂
I know you will forgive me being a non yeasty BECAUSE I have 3 stupendous breads to share later today!!
yum, fine for anytime:
Yum, yum and YUM!!
My apologies, I have been quiet the last week.
I was really upset about greedygirl breaking down BUT BUT BUT BUT!!
Greedygirl can be fixed and will be home this week and is in EXCELLENT condition for her age and has many years left!!Yippee!
To celebrate, we are going to have a yeasty beasty and non yeasty beasty fest!!!
I was baking up a storm this weekend and used one of the sourdough starters that I made 2-3 weeks ago.
More on that soon….
First, these little beauties…………….Zaletti..
Z Z Z Z Z Zaletti…..