These “tozzetti” biscuits are typical cookies from the center of Italy. They are famous and often they are reinvented in various regions (Marche, Lazio, Tuscany and others) with different names and sometimes with some variations with the ingredients. These biscuits made by Vapoforno Olivari are very tasty, good to enjoy at the end of the meal as a sweet treat or for an inviting outdoor snack. The dough is very similar to the “pastafrolla” one, but it is added with yeast and enriched with chocolate drops before shaping long and narrow buns that are baked in the oven for about 15 minutes. Once baked, after a short break, they are cut into thin slices that are immediately "baked" again in the oven for another 4-5 minutes until you get the typical result.
Vapoforno Olivari, founded in 1991, is located in Castelraimondo, at the slope of the Sibillini Mountains, where stands the Castle of Lanciano. The skill of Giovanni Rossetti, together with its genuine hospitality and that of other family members, make this bakery became a laboratory of the Marche excellences where the use of selected raw materials and the rediscovery of ancient techniques of preparation of the products, are perfectly combined with the creativity. The Vapoforno Olivari is characterized by a wide assortment of sweet and savoury cookies, and, each day, traditional local delicacies are produced, cookies and baked products for special occasions, in addition to many types of bread, from the traditional to the newest one, able to satisfy every palate.
General Information: Cookies not need any special preparations but they should be served accordingly to the occasion, in the most appropriate and appealing tray. Being baked products free of preservatives, once opened it should be eaten within a few days to savour the characteristics of the product, or stored in an airtight box away from moisture. How to eat: The cookies can be pleasing protagonists of tasty snacks, breakfasts or tea breaks but can also be great as dessert; they should be served, according to the occasion, with tea, coffee, hot chocolate or sweet wines, in their simplest version or together with a teaspoon of jam, honey or fruit jelly.
Flour 00, eggs, sugar, chocolate, margarine, chemical yeast, aromas.