Oct 21, 2013

Fave dei Morti, tradition of the Day of the Dead
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Fave dei morti or Beans of the dead are sort of almond cookies, shaped like beans, flavored ground almonds, cinnamon and lemon juice.

Ingredients For 5 persons:

  • 75 grams (about 2 1/2 ounces) almonds 
  • 60 grams (about 2 ounces) sugar or glucose 
  • 50 grams (about 1 2/3 ounces) of flour 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon 
  • 30 grams (about 1 ounce) of butter 
  • a vial of lemon juice 
  • 1 egg 
  • 20 grams (about 2/3 of an ounce) of Italian baking powder for sweets (e.g. Paneangeli) 
  • 5 grams (about 1/5 of an ounce) vanilla
  • Egg wash 
  • Egg white, beaten
  • Ingredienti (Original Italian text) 
  • Per 5 persone: 
  • 75g di mandorle 
  • 60g di zucchero o di glucosio 
  • 50g di farina 
  • 1/2 cucchiaio di cannella 
  • 30g di burro 
  • una fialetta (al limone) 
  • 1 uovo 
  • 1 chiara d’uovo 
  • 20 g di lievito baching 
  • 5 g vaniglia

 

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Mariano Pallottini‘s insight:

Bones of the dead or Beans of the dead, even today in some countries of Italy, on the night between 1 and 2 November, people respect the tradition leaving these cakes on dinner tables, sure to be visited by their dead.

See on www.italyrevisited.org

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