Paste di Meliga (Cornmeal Cookies)

Cornmeal Cookies (Paste di Meliga)

These crumbly cornmeal shortbread cookies popular in pastry shops all over northern Italy. **See the recipe for Paste di Meliga (Cornmeal Cookies) »** Christopher Hirsheimer

Cornmeal is widely eaten in northern Italy in the form of polenta, but in Piedmont it also shows up often in the form of paste di meliga, crumbly cornmeal shortbread cookies popular in pastry shops all over the Langhe.