Italian cookies are my favorite subject and if you adore baking I have lots of treats for you to try in the good old fashioned Italian way including specialties from Sardinia.
Hope you enjoy baking my collection of Italian recipes and filling your home with the authentic perfumes of traditional Sardinian delicacies.
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From here on it's
Put your aprons...
Pull your sleeves up ....
Enjoy the baking ....
But most of all.... Enjoy savoring the authentic Italian treats you will be creating!
I have divided up all the cookies and recipes in into ten sub categories, if you know what you are looking use the links above the thumbnail images for quick access to each section.
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Each area of Sardinia has its own traditions and cultures when it comes to baking.
You will find variations of names and slight variations with ingredients even between towns that are only a few kilometers away from each other.
One thing remains where ever you go, Sardinian's are proud of their traditional cookies and if they are given a chance you will certainly be offered a taste.
Here I will be sharing many of our authentic Italian cookies for you to try the genuine flavors of the Sardinia's past.
Italians and Sardinian's certainly have quite a sweet tooth and even the simplest of Italian cookie recipes are always spruced up with natural aroma's that give simple cookies a unique flavor, after all if they're going to eat something it might be simple but it does have to be tasty.
Sardinia is renowned for its almond cookie recipes with a huge variety that covers of the whole of this Mediterranean Island.
There are of course exceptions in areas of Sardinia where may be hazelnuts and walnuts are used instead, main reason probably because they are more in abundance in those areas.
Oranges and lemons are also used commonly to flavor cookies and in some cases they are the main ingredient.
Almond paste recipes in Sardinia have many different names, shapes and flavors. One of the most of the most famous are I Sospiri Di Ozieri.
A collection of Italian cake recipes , pastries and cream fillings.
Learn about different types of Meringue Cookie Recipes each one with its own unique method.
I don' think there could be anything nicer than filling your home with the fragrance of homemade cookies.
A selection of easy cookie recipes from the simple ingredients, method and serving. My kind of cookies, nothing fancy but "O" so scrumptious!
Many people interpret Italian biscotti recipes as those types of biscuits that are baked twice, just like these Anise biscotti cookies, which are a dry cookie perfect for dipping in wine.
Having said that the classic Sardinia Biscotti is a soft sponge finger also known as Coffee biscuits as Sardinian love to dunk them in their espresso coffee.
Here is a collection of all types of biscotti, biscuits and cookies all Italian naturally!
Cookies and Christmas well... just go hand in hand!
A jolly time of the year where creating your own Christmas cookie decorations is as much fun as making the cookies themselves.
Italian Christmas cookies as a rule are quite simple.
But I just can't help it, when it comes to Christmas I just have to jazz these authentic Italian cookies up for the festa!!
A selection of my favorite cookie dough recipes. Each one with the possibility of creating many more than just one type of cookie.
Some of course are ideal for certain types of cookies or tarts other's are as you will find out.