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chiffeletti

soft sugar biscuits

Biscuits made with butter, eggs and covered with powdered sugar. Chiffeletti di cansado are made with ground hazelnuts and flavoured with orange flower or rose water; others are made with pistachios and walnuts or ground almonds.

Also known as curabiè, and similar to the Greek kourabiedes.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: coquinaria