Tuesday, April 28, 2009

What is Pizzelle ( The Pizzelle Maker )

( The Pizzelle Maker )

According to wikipedia.org, pizzelle are traditional Italian waffle cookies as shown by above photo. It looks really tasty. Main ingredient to make pizzelle are ;

  • flours
  • eggs
  • sugar
  • butter
  • vegetable oil
  • flavouring (often vanilla, lemon zest)
Pizzelle can be hard and crisp or soft and chewwy depending on ingredient and method of preparation.

Pizzelle were originally made in Aburozzo region of south central Italy. The names come from the Italian word for 'round' and 'flat'. This is also the meaning of the word pizza. Pizzelle are popular during Christmas and Easter. hey are often found at Italian weddings, alongside other traditional pastries such as cannolli and traditional Italian cookies.

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( The Pizzelle Maker )

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