Pasta format typical of the levante ligure.
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These are disks of dough about 4 cm. in diameter, rather thick, obtained by cutting the pastry with a special wooden tool, which then serves to print over a decoration. This decor apart to cut the dough serves to "prepare" for better seasoning. You can add any sauce, pesto, sauces of walnuts or pine nuts. Renaissance-era, how'd the were printed with the coats of arms of noble houses, to reiterate the ceremonies also territorial predominance of local family. On the origin of the name of how'd the there are several theories: some argue that derives from "Chase 's" ancient silver coin of the Republic of Genoa; others from "tough" (slightly hard), others from "crocetto" (from the cross etched on wafers). In the Levant in Liguria, with the word "corzetto" means both the wooden mold the dough so recorded.