Mostaccioli alle Noci – Fig & Walnut Biscuits 200g
Dense, aromatic biscuits made with Fig molasses and walnuts.
The fig molasses used in these biscuits along with pieces of walnut is made by pressing slow cooked figs. The result is a syrupy, aromatic, dense liquid that gives these biscuits their distinctive flavour & colour.
Mostaccioli are lozenge biscuits made all over Southern Italy to different recipes. These are typical of a limited area in Calabria in the province of Cosenza and are made by Antonio and Franco. Their mother had started in the ’60s to make dried figs, selling them at local markets.
Dark chocolate (44%) (cocoa paste, sugar, cocoa butter, emulsifier: soy lecithin, aroma: vanillin. Cocoa min.:55.1%), wheat flour, sugar, honey, bitter cocoa, cinnamon ( 0.4%), raising agent (ammonium bicarbonate), flavorings. May contain traces of nuts and milk derivatives.
Gluten, soya. May contain traces of milk and nuts
ALLERGY ADVICE: For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
How To Use
Traditionally eaten at Christmas time in Naples and around other regions of southern Italy.
The summery heat allows for very hot chillies to grow, contributing to the most famous product of the region, nduja. This is a spicy chilli and pork fat spread which is usually smeared over toasted Italian bread.
No longer associated with the old influences of the Mafiosa, Calabria has been become an authentic, vibrant and bustling region of Italy.