Biscotti with Blood orange and Macadamia nuts

This is not my first Biscotti post. The truth is, the flavor combinations that will deliver a spectacular Italian biscuit are so many that I could keep testing recipes for months and still know there are many more to explore. The original Cantuccini, or Biscotti di Prato recipe, calls for almonds and vanilla, a marriage…

Cantuccini con Pistacchi e mandarino

Cantuccini, also known as Biscotti di Prato, are Italy’s best-loved cookies. They serve many useful purposes. You can dunk them in your morning coffee, in your afternoon gelato and in your evening Vin Santo. They are also, almost fat-free. Mind you, they make up the near absence of butter with a plentiful presence of sugar……