Pistachio Amaretti with Candied Orange Peel and Chamomile

Domenica Marchetti | Thu, 08/26/2021 - 08:43
pistachio amaretti
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15 minutes

Amaretti cookies are ubiquitous in bakeries throughout Italy. They can be large or small, crunchy or soft, rolled in sugar, topped with cherries, or spiked with cocoa or lemon zest. Typically, amaretti are made with finely ground almonds, but in Sicily, you’ll also find them made with pistachios, or a mix of pistachios and almonds. Pistachios cultivated on the fertile slopes of Mount Etna near the town of Bronte are prized for their sweet fruity flavor and, when peeled, brilliant

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