Amoretti Truffles / Amoretti Trøfler

A sweets recipe found in “The Chocolate Book”
by Valerie Barrett published in 1987
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In context: A macaroon (/mækəˈruːn/ mak-ə-roon) is a type of small circular cake, typically made from ground almonds (the original main ingredient), coconut, and/or other nuts or even potato, with sugar, egg white, and sometimes flavorings (e.g. honey, vanilla, spices), food coloring, glace cherries, jam and/or a chocolate coating. Some recipes call for sweetened condensed milk.  Macaroons are often baked on edible rice paper placed on a baking tray.

Amaretti di Saronno are a usually crunchy variety from Saronno. Both are often served on special occasions such as Christmas.

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Rose Turkish Delight / Rosa Turkish Delight

A great Christmasy sweets recipe found on goodtoknow.co.ukRose Turkish Delight_goodtoknow_post

Delicately flavoured with rosewater, these homemade Turkish Delights look gorgeous and taste wonderful. A great gift. This easy rose Turkish Delight recipe makes 36-49 squares and is the perfect food gift to wrap up in cellophane bags and give to loved ones. It’s a classic recipe that you’ll want to make time and time again.

Don’t forget to dust each cube with icing sugar before handing to friends and family. Once you’ve made your Turkish Delight store in a cool, dry place (but not in the fridge) for up to 1 week. This recipe is not suitable for freezing. Turkish Delight like most recipes to best made and eaten on the same day.

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