Amaretti Lago
Amaretti Lago
Amaretti Lago

Amaretti Lago

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An Italian classic! This Amaretti are prepared according to tradition, with sugar, apricot kernels, and egg white. Excellent alone and a must for those who love to bake.

Could be a great addition to our pasta too together with butternut squash or to make a classic italian dessert "Baci di Dama", recipes below.

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INGREDIENTS

Amaretti biscuits “Gastone Lago”

Mascarpone cheese

Coffee

Shredded coconut

PREPARATION

Make coffee and let it cool down.
Dunk the amaretto biscuits in the coffee one at a time.
With the aid of a spoon fill one half with mascarpone cheese and lock everything inside with another amaretto.
Roll the amaretti in the shredded coconut.
Leave in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.

Pasta with pumpkin and amaretto biscuit

INGREDIENTS:

 

1350g pumpkin

340g pasta (any type)

18 "Gastone Lago” amaretti

100g butter

4 sage leaves

a pinch of nutmeg

pinch of cinnamon

salt and pepper to taste

grated Parmesan cheese

PREPARATION

Cut the pumpkin into 4 pieces, scoop out seeds and strings. Wash under cold water. Steam the pumpkin or in the oven at 200° until the flesh becomes tender. Let the pumpkin cool down, remove the skin and reduce the pumpkin to a puree. Boil 3 liters of salted water, cook the pasta al dente. While the pasta is cooking, melt half of the butter in a saucepan, then add the pumpkin puree and 16 crushed amaretto biscuits, nutmeg and cinnamon. Add salt to taste. Add a few tablespoons of cooking water to puree to make it smoother. Bring to simmer over medium-high heat. In a frying pan, melt the remaining butter with sage leaves. When cooked, drain and transfer the pasta to the saucepan, stir gently and add the sage flavored butter. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with amaretto crumbs, pepper and grated Parmesan cheese to taste.