We generally consume the internal part of the pit of the almond fruit, that comes and grows best in the Mediterranean. The Italian liquor Amaretto is made of almonds and there are numerous mystery legends, romantic stories and secret `formula` haunting around its origin and creation. Ever wondered what the unique taste of genuine italian tiramisu is? It is the liquor Amaretto. The name comes from the diminutive in Italian for `bitter`, i.e. slightly bitter, which makes the flavour of each dessert far more intiguing than ordinary almond.