Befanini cookies are traditional biscuits of northern Tuscany baked during Italian Christmas holidays. To me, these delicious and colored cookies always marked the beginning of Epiphany celebrations, the 5th January, and also a sign of the upcoming return to the normal life. Read More
Bomboloni Donuts. You should know that even in Tuscany we have a version of the American Donuts. In Tuscany, we call them Bomboloni. Honestly, I only knew them with the Tuscan name before Homer Simpson made donuts so popular in Italy.
Some say that it comes from the village of Codena, someone supports that is originally from Bedizzano, some others assume that was born in Torano, where women also spread the parmesan cheese on the surface of the cake. Read More