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Mark Hix on Baking

By Mark Hix

Published 2012

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These are those delicious little biscuits that you commonly see piled up in cafés around Italy, especially in Siena. Like most little biscuits, these are great to just have around to enjoy with tea or coffee, or to take to work as a snack.


  • 300 g whole almonds
  • 225 g caster sugar
  • Zest of ½


Preheat the oven to 160°C/gas mark 3.

Place the almonds on a tray and roast them for about 15 minutes or so, turning every so often, u