Piedmont goes hand-in-hand with chocolate and hazelnut – it’s the birthplace of Nutella, after all. These little biscuits, also known as ladies’ kisses, combine both with just the right amount of crunch.
“Filled pastries have a very long history in the Middle East,” says Joseph Abboud. “The original, sanbosag or sanbusaj, became samosa in India, sambousek in Lebanon and sambusa in Ethiopia, to name a few. Börek, which are a great snack, are another.”