Ciambelline al vino

Ciambelline al vino (Ring-shaped cookies from Lazio)

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Christmas cookies that aren't full of butter! Here the cinnamon and anise gives these bread-like rings a festive flavour!

Hazelnut sponge cake with raspberries and fresh cream

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A deliciously light fluffy sponge with a subtle nutty flavour!

Pici all'aglione

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This is a classic Sienese pasta dish: hand-rolled pasta with a tomato and garlic sauce.

Bianco mangiare (a traditional blancmange)

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This dessert has clear Arab origins and is traditional in Sicily, Sardinia and the Val d'Aosta. It is generally made with cow's milk but in the Sicilian county of Modica it is made with almond milk.