Tegole d’Aosta

Aosta “Tiles”

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 to 5 dozen

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Great Italian Desserts

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About

These thin, crisp almond-and-hazelnut wafers are a specialty of Aosta, capital city of the Val d’Aosta region, Italy’s French-speaking enclave. Aosta has everything — breathtaking mountain views, Roman ruins, and excellent food. The wonderful Pasticceria Boch, right in the center of the city on Piazza Chanoux, is a typical Old World pastry shop. There is an elegant salesroom, a bustling stand-up bar, and indoor and outdoor café tables where residents and tourists alike savor coffee or other