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Brusa pasticceria - Torcetti

Brusa Pasticceria
170 g. box- confezione / Origin: Italy
Code 3094/B - Euro 32,35/kg.
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Piedmont - Biella - IT

Some emotions cannot be described,they just have to be experienced


rusa pasticceria Torcetti biscuits. Like many Piedmotese recipes, these cookies were also born by the chance in the country public ovens where people used to bake their bread together: most likely, while waiting for the oven to reach the right temperature, some bread dough was hand rolled into grissini bread-sticks, sprinkled with sugar or brushed with some honey, twisted and left near the oven to cook. Speaking of roylty, the Canavese variant of torcetti was a favourite of one of the Savoy princess: Isabella Bona of Bavaria Savoy and Genoa who lived in the Agliè castle (from 11th century and still standing!!). In 1938, she appointed Francesco Pana as the royal torcetti maker and allowed him to print the royal crest on his packages. Today's torcetti are smaller and contain butter to make them tastier. Nobody really knows what the secret of the Agliè recipe is and what variant is older but their recipe is legally regulated and since 2002, they are officially certified as "Piedmontese traditional product". Tray in plastic material classified APET (PET 01).

Serving suggestions: you can serve them with tea, coffee, hot or cold chocolate, ice-cream and wine.The best pairing in this case is Passito di Erbaluce but any raisinated wine will do too.

Ingredients: type "00" soft WHEAT flour, sugar, BUTTER (23%), brewer's yeast, salt, WHEAT malt, vanilla flavour. Allergens: may contain almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios and other nuts.

Storage: store in a cool, dry place. Once opened store in an air light container. Having an important quantity of butter we recommend keeping them in the refrigerator to improve their shelf-life and their sensorial characteristics.

Editor's note: I asked myself if the emotions had a colour, a taste, a perfume, and if I could see them. I wanted to understand if emotions could be frozen in time. I met Roberto, spokesman for a pastry-shop of emotions. Made painstakingly with the Heart and Soul, the creations that I propose were borne out of a personal desire for a tangible experience, but have started to take on a life of their own. ... 'Nothing new is needed in this world at all, but if you’re going to make something new, then make something that somebody really wants. If we can start making and promoting things in a different way and supporting others that do it, then we have a chance to make change happen. It’s so magical.'

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