Krumiri with hazelnut flour, lime and cinnamon

Krumiri with lime and hazelnut flour

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People who know me quite well know that when I put my mind on something, sooner or later I do it. It was like that for this recipe too, since I loved it on Manuela’s blog, I’ve only waited a few days to go into action. For foreign friends who follow me Krumiri  is a kind of biscuit born in the Piedmont Region, well known and really appreciated all over Italy. It’s funny because when I was in Italy, I dreamed of eating brownies, cupcakes and bagels, but since I’m in Canada I want to eat all the things I used to eat when I was in Italy. Krumiri are among these things. Don’t get me wrong, I can find Krumiri even in Montreal, but only in a few stores that import them directly from Italy for a price that is not really convenient. You will understand my pleasure when I tried to do them on my own, and immediately sent the recipe to my Italian friend Caterina, who sometimes is homesick, as I am … I slightly modified the original recipe using hazelnut flour instead of corn flour so choose the version you prefer, I’m sure that sooner or later you’re going to try both!

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Cookies with spelt flour, banana and chocolate chips.

biscuits à la farine d'épeautre et banane

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One of my strangest habits is to keep a little notebook in my purse where I note all those dishes that I fall in love with, the recipes given by a friend or the flavors I do not want forget in order to re-elaborate them. I went around with a small green notebook for at least 5 years … you can easily imagine its condition when I decided to buy a new one. Despite the hard work that I had to do in order to copy all my notes in my cookbook, I kept on taking notes like crazy. Read more