December 1, 2017
This hearty dish hailing from Sorrento is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. You’re sure to make it on one of our cooking holidays in Amalfi, and our local chefs from the region have shared their authentic recipe with us!
Although delicious made with squid, this recipe can also be made with cuttlefish, which has a similar appearance. The main difference is that the cuttlefish has a hard backbone called the ‘cuttlebone’, while squid has a cartilage tube, known as the ‘quill’.
May 22, 2017
Traditionally, these biscuits (cookies) have always been made with unpeeled almonds. Some recipes, including the original Mattei recipe, include 20 grams (¼ cup) of finely chopped pine nuts, which lend a slightly different texture to the finished biscuits. True cantucci were made with bread dough, sugar, anise seeds and oil.
Food, Recipes, Lifestyle and Travel blog – by the Flavours Holidays team.