Burano’s Sugar Cookies

I Bussolai de Buran

Preparation info

  • About

    2 dozen

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Marcella Cucina

By Marcella Hazan

Published 1997

  • About

Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon famous for its gaily colored houses, its handmade lace, and these cookies. The cookies are highly prized in Venice, where the pastry shops sell them at a high price. Their name comes from buso, Venetian for hole, and they are called that when shaped into a circle. They can also be made into an “S” shape, and then they are simply called buranei, after the island they come from.

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