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Food Trivia Question

What do Italian biscotti (biscotti di Prado) and German zwiebach have in common?

Biscotti   Bergischer Zwieback der Bergischen Kaffetafel in Radevormwald, Kottmannshausen 1.
German zwiebach
Italian biscotti


They are both "twice-baked" goods . . .

along with Biscuit ("twice-cooked")
and occasionally, Detroit-style pizza

 Biscotti and the like are derived from the Latin phrase word bis coctus which means "twice baked".

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