amaretti

am·a·ret·to

 (ăm′ə-rĕt′ō)
n. pl. am·a·ret·tos
1. pl. am·a·ret·tos An Italian liqueur flavored with almond.
2. pl. am·a·ret·ti (-tē) A small crisp Italian cookie typically flavored with almond.

[Italian, diminutive of amaro, bitter, from Latin amārus.]

amaretti

(æməˈrɛtɪ)
pl n
(Cookery) Italian almond biscuits
[C20: from Italian amaro bitter]
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The key ingredient here is the beautiful, crunchy amaretti biscuit which comes from Lombardy.
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Layer upon layer of brandy, rum, creamy custard, fruit, amaretti biscuits and Madeira cake is finally topped with a smug lemon syllabub and a cluster of roses.
The new range also includes sinfully delicious Panna Cotta and Amaretti biscuits.
INGREDIENTS: 2 Williams pears, peeled, halved and cored 100g unsalted butter, diced 200g soft brown sugar 1/2 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla pod, de-seeded 100ml Marsala wine 1/2 lemon, juiced 200g mascarpone 25g icing sugar Small handful of amaretti biscuits, bashed in a bag with a rolling pin HEATHER HOOD CARAMELISED PEARS WITH MARSALA, MASCARPONE AND AMARETTI CRUMB Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes METHOD: Heat a non-stick, oven-proof pan over a high heat and add the sugar, butter and cinnamon stick.
Layered Blackberry and Yoghurt Cream Ingredients (makes 6) 50g sugar 50g water 1 cinnamon stick 1 star anise 1 punnet of blackberries 150g thick luxury vanilla yoghurt 8 crushed Amaretti biscuits 3 tbsp runny honey Method 1.
For the amaretti cookie crumble: Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
The crunchy Amaretti biscuits and Amaretto liqueur in the recipe add a delicious bitter almond flavour to cut through the creaminess of the pudding.
Cheshire Farm's Amaretto Liqueur ice cream, scattered with crushed amaretti biscuits makes an indulgent end to any meal.
Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil (mild, not peppery); 50g amaretti biscuits, crushed; 300g whole shelled hazelnuts (unblanched); 250g high quality dark chocolate; 200glight muscovado sugar; 4tbsp brandy; grated zest and juice of 1 large orange; 100g pine nuts, lightly toasted; 6 large free-range eggs, separated; 50g self-raising flour
Serves 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 4 ripe peaches or nectarines, halved and stoned 150ml ( 1/4pt) Carnation condensed milk 300ml ( 1/2 pt) whipping cream 75g (3oz) amaretti biscuits, crushed 50g (2oz) pistachio nuts, shelled and roughly chopped Method: Preheat the oven to 180degC, 350degF, gas mark 4.