Croccante di mandorle – toasted almond crunch

Croccante di mandorle layed beautifully on a tray
Croccante di mandorle: almost too beautiful to break into pieces

The croccante di mandorle essentially means Christmas. Its flavours, and the aroma that would surround and fill my family home during the Christmas holidays are pretty much printed in my DNA.

Year after year, as far back as I can remember, I would see mamma Mariolina preparing many Continue reading