Cookbook:Almond Gambols

Almond Gambols
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This 18th century recipe for almond cookies has been adapted from a handwritten recipe book hosted at Wiki Commons. They are very aromatic.

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  1. Start pounding the almonds in a marble mortar.
  2. Gradually pound in the sugar a spoonful at a time until it is all incorporated.
  3. Pound in the rosewater, musk, ambergris, and lemon zest until the mixture is a fine paste.
  4. Pinch off balls and roll them in some additional sugar, then place on parchment-lined sheets. Bake in a slow oven (275–300°F/135–150°C) until dried through.