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cantucci (di Prato)

Language: Italian

Description: Very hard, twice-baked almond biscuits (US: cookies) from Tuscany. They are often served after a meal with Vin Santo, a dessert wine, or with coffee, into either of which they are dunked. Cantucci di Prato is a version from Prato which is flavoured with aniseed.

cantucci (di Prato)
Cantuccini with almonds, ready to dunk in some coffee

Pronounced: kahn-TOO-chee (dee PRAH-toh)
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Tuscany
Also known as: biscotti di Prato

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Tuscany

See foods and dishes: cantuccini

See drinks, wines etc: Vin Santo

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