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lacrime d'amore

tiny liqueur-filled 'tears of love'

lacrime d'amore

According to many candy connoisseurs, these are the ne plus ultra of Italian sweeties: delicate and caper-sized, each a tiny shell filled with a few drops of rosolio (lemon, blueberry, etc). They can only be made by hand, and are only attempted by a few confetterie in Italy, and are far too subtle too waste on children. Also known as goccioline al rosolio.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Kate Hopkins