Quoting TODAY'S CHICAGO TRIBUNE
"Seeing the smiles of those who crafted your ..food...on the label makes the experience exponentially more CHARMING. And The Scrumptious Pantry's Cantuccione (Tuscan fig cookie) is TASTY TO BOOT..."
We obviously could not agree more with this feedback, but I have to say we are delighted to see that Giovanna's & Niccolina's dedication to quality and hard work in their tiny bakery finds such an important forum!
The Cantuccione is a cookie loaf, basically. When baking biscotti (bi = twice, cotti = cooked, hence cooked twice), the cookies is first baked in a long loaf - the Cantuccione - before it is then sliced and the slices toasted again for biscotti. This is the Cantuccione after the first baking: you can enjoy it as it is, slice by slice, or make your own biscotti!
From spelt flour and the best dried figs these two talented artisans could procure comes a Christmas treat that also makes a great stocking stuffer!
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