I Ricciarelli

Soft Almond Sweetmeats

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Preparation info

  • Makes About

    12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Italian Regional Cookbook

The Italian Regional Cookbook

By Valentina Harris

Published 2017

  • About

These delicately flavoured Tuscan soft almond sweetmeats can be bought in all good Italian food stores and are traditionally eaten at Christmas time. The bought versions are perfectly shaped, like large lozenges, and pure white in colour. This recipe for home-made ricciarelli gives you slightly less aesthetically faultless results, but they are delicious nonetheless and perfect with a glass of chilled, sweet, amber-coloured vin santo. It is customary to bake these on a host - a small piece