Cantucci

These little crispy almond cookies are often dipped in a sweet wine called Vin Santo for a light, tasty dessert. Biscotti have taken the world by storm. These subtly sweet,...

Pignoli Cookies

A perfect addition to any holiday cookie tray, these delicious traditional cookies will be a hit with family and friends alike. To make this cookie, almond flavored dough is...

Soft Amaretti

Another traditional nut paste cookie made with ground almonds, this version has a soft, chewy center. Buon Appetito! Deborah Mele 2011

Espresso Hazelnut Crisps

Cookies have always played an important part in Italian cuisine, whether they are consumed for breakfast with a cappuccino, or nibbled with a quick shot of espresso at a...

Ciambelle with Wine

This recipe using wine and anise seeds is my favorite type of ciambelle, or ring shaped cookie. Don’t worry about being too professional in shaping them, as you want...

Parmesan Sage Focaccia

You can change the texture of your focaccia, simply by using different pans to cook them in. If you bake this lightly herb and cheese flavored focaccia dough in...

Rosemary Focaccia

Making a basic focaccia is a very easy way to begin making bread if you have never tried it before. Depending on how large you stretch your dough, this...