BISCOTTI - ITALIAN DELICACY FOR SWEET PUNCH

BISCOTTI - ITALIAN DELICACY FOR SWEET PUNCH

Hope everyone had wonderful weekend.  This time I am doing pretty late post for Sweet punch :(  Anyway here is an Italian Delicacy.  I used to make them for my Kid snack box for school and now its here for sweet punch this time..... Before proceeding with the recipe, I just wanted to let you know I have opened a Face book fan page for my space as I don't want to mix both personal page and the fan page.  I would love to have your likes for my page :) Here is the link for Facebook Fan page Dishesfrommykitchen, you can also scroll down this page and see the like button in the right hand side you can do it there as well.  Thanks for everyone who already liked it :)  Here is the brief about Biscotti....Biscotti more correctly known as biscotti di Prato (English: biscuits of Prato), also known as cantuccini, are a twice-baked cake originating in the Italian city of Prato. The cakes are large almond biscuits, made dry and crunchy through cutting the loaf of dough while still hot and fresh from baking in the oven."Biscotti" is the only traditional name, which in the Italian language is the plural form of biscotto. The word originates from the medieval Latin word biscoctus, meaning "twice-cooked/baked."Most European countries have adopted their own version of biscotti: English - rusks, French - biscotte and croquets de Carcassonne, Germans - zwieback, Greeks - biskota and paxemadia, Jewish - Mandelbrot, and Russians - sukhariki.

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