Food glossary


Florentine biscuits

Traditional Italian biscuits made from dried fruit and nuts including glacé cherries, almonds and hazelnuts. They are coated with milk, plain or white chocolate on one side.

Uses: Florentines are very rich and can be served with coffee for a treat or for a quick pudding crumble them over some vanilla or nut ice cream and top with single or whipped double cream.

To store: Keep in a cool, dry place and once opened store the biscuits in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.