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Pizzagaina {Pizza Chiena, Pizza Rustica, Pizza Piena}

Pizzagaina is an Italian-American adaption of the Italian Pizza Piena also widely known as Pizza Rustica. Pizza Chiena is a typical Neapolitan rustic ham, salami and cheese pie prepared during Easter, specifically on Good Friday. Just like Crescia {Pizza Di Pasqua} it’s usually baked on Friday to be eaten the next day. Remember? According to …

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Italian Easter Cheese Bread {Crescia or Pizza Di Pasqua}

This Italian Cheese Bread is typical of Easter time. It’s often called Crescia, Pizza Di Formaggio or Pizza Di Pasqua. But it has nothing to do with a classic Neapolitan pizza you might be thinking of. It looks more like a cake, a savory “panettone” if you will. What is Crescia Al Formaggio? Crescia is …

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Pinsa Romana {Roman Style Pizza}

Pinsa or Pinsa Romana is an ancient, healthier and more digestible version of classic Neapolitan pizza. Its name comes from the Latin “pinsère” which means to stretch, press down, and extend – the technique used to shape pizza and focaccia. In fact, Pinsa is a sort of mix between the two.  In this simple Pinsa …

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Pumpkin Pizza With Prosciutto & Gorgonzola Cheese

Are you guys ready to talk PIZZA today? No, it’s NOT a kind of boring pizza you can easily find on the local menu. Pizza with pumpkin is utterly delicious and, as always, it’s full of seasonal flavors. SOO worth trying!! Sweet and flavorful pumpkin paired with slightly salty Italian prosciutto cotto (cooked ham), topped …

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