Topic for today: Brief Presentation about Pizzelle and how to make them in the home.
What is a Pizzelle? Flavored Italian specialty cookie made in a heated mold or press in some sort of pattern. Closely resembles a waffle cone. Typical flavor is Anise but many other types are common. Pronounced Pitts-Sell, Pitts-El-Lay 0r Pizz-El-Eee
Origins Traditional cookie of the Abruzzi (Abruzzo) region of Italy. Map of Italy HTTP:/worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/ europe/special/italyreg.htm Pizzelle are reported to be the oldest known cookie in Italian History.
Making Pizzelle First, get an Iron! Two Types Available Hand held over heat. Self heating electric counter top models.
How to Cook Pizzelle Mix the dough or batter. Mixer with dough hook for speed, ease and convenience. Typical recipes use: –Flour, Sugar, butter, eggs and flavorings