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Bellisimo72 Dec 6, 2010 01:42 PM

We just found out about a new company in Scottsdale that makes biscotti and pizzelle (??). We haven't good Italian stuff like this since we moved here from New York. We got them as a gift from a friend who got them from Gina's Homemade. Their website says they make sauce and fresh ricotta too. If the biscotti are any indication this is going to be a new favorite. The website is http://www.ginashomemade.com

Has anyone seen these in a store like AJ's? or anywhere else for that matter?

  1. Rubee Dec 7, 2010 01:43 PM

    Thanks for the tip on this! Everything looked so good on the site that I had to find out where their products are available. I was told that they're working on AJ's and Whole Foods for after the New Year, and exploring other retailers. For now, they're selling direct, with order forms for the biscotti: http://ginashomemade.com/BiscottiOrde...

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    1. re: Rubee
      StuCazzo Dec 28, 2010 01:38 PM

      Went to web site. It claims Italian this and that but makes no mention of who they are......
      Would be nice to know some history about who exactly I am expected to buy from.

      1. re: StuCazzo
        Rubee Dec 28, 2010 02:33 PM

        Coincidentally, I happen to be snacking on Angell's Baby (biscotti with cranberries and almonds) right now. I agree with Bellisimo72 - wonderful biscotti. Haven't tried other flavors yet.

        The package says that Gina's mother taught her how to make these. It's a family business (which I love to support!) making items in small batches. Maybe give them a call if you have specific questions. Ingredients for the almond biscotti are: Flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, eggs, butter, almond and vanilla extract, sliced almonds, dried cranberries, and confectionery sugar.

         
         
        1. re: StuCazzo
          hohokam Dec 29, 2010 07:52 AM

          Which part of the site claims "Italian this and that"? Other than a blog post about Italian Christmas Eve, I found no other content on the site that even contained the word "Italian".

          Now I'm wondering what you found that makes you skeptical and/or curious about the proprietors' background; this is setting aside the fact that I tend to think deliciousness of the product is more important than the pedigree of the owner.

          1. re: hohokam
            Rubee Dec 29, 2010 10:14 AM

            I'm with you!

            BTW, just tried the More is More with a cup of coffee. Sooo good: Chocolate biscotti with dark chocolate chunks, dried cherries, and one-half dipped in chocolate. So far it's E's favorite.

            1. re: Rubee
              Rubee Feb 2, 2011 11:59 AM

              Enjoying the last of my delicious biscotti: More is More

               
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