A great cookie jar for our “Quaresimali fiorentini”

Our cookie jar containers are perfect for decorating and tidying up your home; the different shapes are adapted to the spaces that everyone has available that is a shelf, a stove and the different patterns from traditional to modern will give a touch of elegance in your kitchen.

In the period of Lent in many Italian cities cookies are prepared according to ancient recipes and with the name of “Quaresimali” also Florence is no less with its cookies with the shape of the letters of the alphabet and the typical color of bitter cocoa that we find for over a century in all the pastry shops.

According to a first version, the tradition tells their birth in a convent where the nuns make for the lean period a tasty and light recipe that recalls the words of the Gospel; others tell instead the birth of this recipe in an ancient Florentine candies factory.

The spread in the houses of the Florentines was fast and soon became a traditional recipe of the Easter period, even today the preparation is linked to the period of Lent and you can only find them in this season.

The ingredients of this recipe without butter and eggs are few and simple but the “Quaresimali” are one of the most delicious desserts of the Tuscan tradition, today there are also variants with cinnamon or hazelnuts.

Do not hesitate to choose a cookie jar and inside you will find the recipe to make “Quaresimali cookies”at home with your loved ones to have a pinch of tradition and Tuscan perfume.


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