Amaretti di Saronno


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Appears in
A Lombardian Cookbook

By Alessandro Pavoni and Roberta Muir

Published 2015

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Saronno is a town in the province of Varese, famous for these biscuits and also for an almond flavoured liqueur of the same name. The traditional recipe uses a blend of regular and bitter almonds. As bitter almonds can be hard to find, I’ve just used regular almonds here and pure almond essence, which is available from some delicatessens and specialist provedores. However, if you can find bitter almonds, use 30 g bitter almonds and 70 g regular almonds and leave out the almond essence. Whil