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Bake the Book: Sambuca Kisses

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 1 comment

"Baci" is Italian for "kiss". Flavored with Sambuca, these little baci from Nigellissima taste lightly of aniseed and orange zest. Whole-milk ricotta gives them a creaminess that's lightened when they're fried. More

Cookie Monster: Spanish Anise Cookies

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

The cliff dropped precipitously into the sea. The so-called road down to the port was more of a endless, stomach turning series of switchbacks so tight that as we rounded the corners I was afraid the back tires of our rental car would swing out, pulling us off the road. Yes, mostly I was just afraid, and eventually I closed my eyes and tried not to vomit as other cars of blithely speeding Spaniards kept trying to make their way past us up the mountain. A two lane road the width of a Ford Explorer. Dios mio. More

Spanish Anise Cookies

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

These crisp cookies are strongly flavored with fennel seeds and licorice flavored liqueur. More

Coffee Traditions: Caffè Corretto

Drinks Meister 5 comments

Although it doesn't have the ancient pedigree that the Ethiopian coffee ceremony has, caffè corretto (or espresso corretto) also fulfills a significant cultural need shared not only by its Italian originators, but just about also anybody else with a lust for life: Hair of the dog. More

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