Biscotti di mosto, also known as must cookies, are a traditional sweet treat from the Marche region in Italy. These cookies are made with grape must, which is the juice extracted from freshly harvested grapes before fermentation. They have a unique flavor and texture that is loved by locals and visitors alike.

You can find biscotti di mosto in various towns and communes in the Marche region, including Ancona, Pesaro, and Macerata. In Ancona, you can visit Pasticceria Scortichino, a renowned pastry shop that offers a wide range of traditional Italian sweets, including biscotti di mosto. In Pesaro, Pasticceria Boccione is a popular choice for these cookies, known for their high-quality ingredients and Traditional Recipesss. In Macerata, Pasticceria Cesarini is a must-visit for biscotti di mosto lovers.

Here is a simple recipe to make biscotti di mosto at home:
– Ingredients: 500g grape must, 500g flour, 200g sugar, 100g butter, 1 teaspoon baking powder, a pinch of salt.
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the grape must, flour, sugar, butter, baking powder, and salt. Mix well until a dough forms.
2. Divide the dough into small portions and shape them into cookies.
3. Place the cookies on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.
4. Let the cookies cool before serving.

Biscotti di mosto have received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that are deeply rooted in local culture and made using traditional methods. The specifications for biscotti di mosto include the use of grape must as the main ingredient, the absence of preservatives or artificial additives, and the adherence to Traditional Recipesss and production techniques.

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