This recipe is another milestone of my childhood and origins. The recipe is original from Modica, a beautiful town in the south-east of Sicily.
My grandma used to bake them every year and they were amongst my favorite.
A simple recipes made of “poor” ingredients which were available at any farmers’ home in Sicily.
Durum wheat flour, honey, almonds and orange zest. This biscuits were prepared during Christmas time and served to guests during their visits.
Farmers used to eat them at work too, as they are quite nourishing and filling.
Their consistence is semi-hard and chewy. At home we “chew” them while we chat in front of a coffee or glass of wine. I enjoy them while I read a book or watch a movie.
- DifficultyVery easy
- Preparation time15 Minutes
- Cooking time20 Minutes
- Servingmakes around 20 mustazzola
- Cooking methodOven