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sea biscuits


Twice baked to survive long sea journeys back when Genoa was a great maritime republic, gallette del marinaio (or gallette genovesi) are an essential ingredient in numerous Ligurian dishes, notably cappon magro and capponada.



Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Maccarini