Sicilian almond paste  Almond paste, also called marzipan, is a typical Sicilian confectionary product. It dates back to 1100 when nuns belonging to the Martoran convent in Palermo used to mold almond paste to create fruit similar to the real ones. Almond paste can be purchased ready, in pats. The following recipe is the traditional one, which involves grinding whole almonds. They can nevertheless be replaced with almond flour which is available commercially. Once ready, almond paste can be…

Sicilian almond paste Almond paste, also called marzipan, is a typical Sicilian confectionary product. It dates back to 1100 when nuns belonging to the Martoran convent in Palermo used to mold almond paste to create fruit similar to the real ones. Almond paste can be purchased ready, in pats. The following recipe is the traditional one, which involves grinding whole almonds. They can nevertheless be replaced with almond flour which is available commercially. Once ready, almond paste can be…

Cookaround forum: le frittelle siciliane di pasta di pane

Cookaround forum: le frittelle siciliane di pasta di pane

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