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| ||cantucci (di Prato)|
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.
|Cantuccini with almonds, ready to dunk in some coffee||
Pronounced: kahn-TOO-chee (dee PRAH-toh)
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