My fondest seasonal memory is watching my grandparents and parents enjoy dessert cocktails made with Amaretto liquor paired with our family's homemade Italian Pizzelle
you get customers asking for pizzelle
irons; neighborhoods with Scandinavian roots bring requests for krumkake grills.
Featuring full-color photography of many of its mouth-watering creations, Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts from Cannoli, Tiramisu, and Panna Cotta to Torte, Pizzelle
and Struffoli lives up to its title with a wealth of classic Italian delicacies sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
The term pizzelle
is given an extensional definition.
Pro from the ChefsChoice brand makes two 4 3/4-inch pizzelles
(Italian waffle cookies) in less than 30 seconds.
Shelves behind the counter have held varieties of biscotti and pizzelle
(childhood favorites, I must confess) long before they became the fare in chic coffee shops.
If you love those decorative Italian pizzelles
- cookies that look like doilies - you can get your pizzelle
iron here and make up a batch to use for ice cream sandwiches or just to dust with powdered sugar.
Fall in Love with Flavors like Vanilla Caramel Pizzelle
and Strawberry Dark Chocolate
The perfect addition to any personal, family, or community library dessert cookbook collection is "Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts from Cannoli, Tiramisu, and Panna Cotta to Tone, Pizzelle
, and Stniffoli" by Grace Massa Langlois.
Ladle batter into pizzelle
iron and cook until golden brown,
Guests can enjoy an array of indulgences such as Milk Chocolate-Lavender Custard served layered in a miniature mason jar; the FIVE50 'Beer' Float with caramelized banana, malted milk ice cream, salted caramel and Young's Double Chocolate Stout; and a unique Ice Cream Sandwich, with a choice of ice cream flavor served between two pizzelle
cookies and paired with a sip of Italian soda.
Lisa Fuller of Lisa's Italian Cookies said she has been making anise- and lemon-flavored frosted cookies and pizzelle
since she was very young, using her grandmother's recipes.