Africanetti, Biscotti margherita, Africanèt

Africanetti, also known as Biscotti Margherita or Africanèt, is a traditional pastry from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It is a sweet treat that can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Ferrara.

In Bologna, you can find Africanetti at Pasticceria Gamberini, a renowned pastry shop located in the heart of the city. They offer a wide range of traditional Italian pastries, including Africanetti. In Modena, you can visit Pasticceria Gollini, a historic pastry shop that has been serving Africanetti for generations. In Ferrara, Pasticceria Cioccolateria Chocolat is a popular destination to find this delicious pastry.

Africanetti is made with simple ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, and butter. It has a distinctive shape, resembling a small crown or a flower. The dough is rolled into thin strips and then twisted to form the unique shape. It is then baked until golden brown and crispy.

This traditional pastry has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and adherence to traditional production methods. Some specifications of Africanetti include:

– The use of high-quality ingredients, preferably locally sourced.
– The traditional shape and appearance of the pastry.
– The specific baking technique to achieve the desired texture and flavor.

– “Africanetti: la ricetta originale” –
– “I dolci tipici dell’Emilia-Romagna” –