Canestrelli

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Canestrelli
Canestrelli.jpg
A bowl of canestrelli biscuits
Place of originItaly
Region or stateLiguria
Piedmont[1]
Main ingredientssemolina, confectioner's sugar[1]

Canestrelli ("little baskets") are a type of Italian biscuit. Originating in Monferrato,[1] the biscuits are common in both Piedmont and Liguria.[2] Moreover, under the name Canistrelli, they are also typical of Corsica. [3]

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  • Segan, Francine (2011). Dolci: Italy's Sweets. Abrams. ISBN 1613121881.
  • Whitehouse, Rosie (2013). Liguria: The Italian Riviera. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 184162473X.
  • Schapira, Christiane (1994). La bonne cuisine corse (in French). Paris: Solar. ISBN 2263001778.