Posts Tagged ‘almondina’

Mandelbread Thins: Original Flavor

January 3, 2011

I have blogged about flavor variations on this recipe (also here), but not the original flavor.

Here it is. If you like Almondina cookies, you will love this healthy low-fat recipe.


Pumpkin Spice Mandelbread Thins with Pumpkin Seeds and Cranberries

December 13, 2009

Here is a new version of Almondina-like biscotti (for a version with apricots, craisins, pistachios, and almonds, see here). This version is flavored with pumpkin pie spices (nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and cinnamon).

I used powdered egg white powder to make these, so I did not have leftover egg yolks. But, if I did, I would so want to make the recipe from the November Bon Appetit for Spiced Brandy Semifreddo with Cranberries. The recipe says that this frozen white chocolate mousse, flavored with rum, brandy, and nutmeg, should be served with a crisp cookie or biscotti. Perfect!  (more…)

Pistachio Almond Apricot Cranberry Cookie Thins

July 6, 2009


I am crazy about Almondina cookies. When I first tasted these cookies (ten years ago?), I became obsessed. I actually e-mailed the company to find out about future distribution.

And, of course, I needed to know how to make them myself. The grandma behind these cookies called them petit gateau sec. But I had no luck finding any recipe online with that name. (more…)