Amaretto di Saronno; Amaretti di Saronno
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|What is "Amaretto di Saronno; Amaretti di Saronno"?||
’Amaretto’ and ‘amaretti’ are two different things flavoured in the same way:
‘Di Saronno’ refers to the town in Lombardy, Italy where Amaretto and the Amaretti are manufactured. (‘di’ means ‘of’ and ‘Saronno’ is the name of the town.) Time and again I have seen ‘Saronno’ misspelled as ‘Saranno’. This is incorrect.
The names ‘amaretto, amaretti’ refer to the fact that both the liqueur and the biscuits are a little bitter, (‘amaro’ is the Italian word for ‘bitter’). ‘Amaretto’ means ‘bitter’ or ‘little bitter’ in the singular, and refers to the liqueur. ‘Amaretti’ is the plural of the same word, and refers to the biscuits. You will also find ‘amarettini’, which are the same biscuits, only smaller.
amaretto, amaretti di Saronno
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