Petite Fortune (Cashew Macaroons)

January 22, 2021
Petite Fortune

There is this belief that the best way to a man’s or anyone’s heart is through the stomach. Before World War II, when my father was courting my mother, the ‘aphrodisiac’ that my mother prepared for my father was Petite Fortune. I would only taste it when a grandaunt (Rosario Arnedo Gonzalez) would bring some to the Sunday lunch that my grandmother (Rosario Valdes Gonzalez) hosted. As a child, I…

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