Siena is known for a delectable variety of cakes and cookies with recipes dating to medieval times. Some Sienese sweets are cavallucci (sweet spice biscuits), panforte (a traditional Christmas delicacy, literally "strong bread," with honey, hazelnuts, almonds, and spices), ricciarelli (almond-paste cookies), and castagnaccio (a baked Tuscan flat cake made in fall and winter from a batter of chestnut flour topped with pine nuts and rosemary).
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Looking for old prints? Old postcards? Old comic books? Just behind the church of San Giusto (off Via Beccheria, which runs for about two blocks between Piazza Napoleone and Piazza San Michele) are bookstalls that open their cupboard doors on clement days (including Sunday), from about 10 to 7. You may discover anything from hand-tinted prints of orchids to back issues of Uomo Ragno (Spiderman looks and acts just the same even when he's speaking Italian).
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