Monday, December 8, 2008

Pizzelle

Pizzelle are one of the few traditional Italian cookies that I can make on my own. But this year I was lucky to have my mom's help with them. We traditionally make them for Christmas. This year we added a "secret ingredient" we picked up in Calabria. Any guesses on what it is?


Pizzelle

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

It's the black anis seed?:) Rose

deb said...

Wow! You're fast ;) Stay tuned for an upcoming post on my hunt for the black anise...

blackanise said...

I have a source for black anise seeds if anyone is interested.

Anonymous said...

Can I have your source for black anise seeds?

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deb at nonna's house said...

I acquired a small amount of black anise when I was in Calabria. What I learned when I was there is that it is a wild plant (selvatico) and no one is interested in collecting the seeds any more. A few people had tried but, at the time, were still not able to cultivate the wild plant.