Normally, I avoid posting two food pictures in succession, but I wanted to thank journalist Sharon McDonnell for including me in her latest story for Fodor’s Travel about bizarrely-named foods! (Thank you!) When McDonnell asked for such examples, these biscotti immediately came to mind. Called Lingua di Suocera, or Mother-Law’s Tongue, perhaps this pastry gets…
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Called Lingua di Suocera, or Mother-Law’s Tongue, perhaps these biscotti get their name from the acerbic taste of the central ingredient that’s wrapped within the sweet butter cookie: citron or lemon marmalade. It seems many Sicilian pastries have a sense of humor! These were photographed at Pasticceria Maria Grammatico in Erice.