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gueffus

little round almond cake

gueffus

Made with ground almonds, orange flower essence, sprinkled with sugar and wrapped in pretty tissue paper: a holiday favourite throughout Sardinia.

Other versions of the name include gueffos and guelfi (which sounds like, but has nothing to do with the Guelphs, the papal faction in medieval Italy).

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: casa sardegna