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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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Sfogliatelle {Authentic Recipe Step By Step}

Sfogliatelle Ricce is an iconic Italian pastry originated in Napoli, Campagnia region. Super thin layers of crunchy dough filled with delicious orange and cinnamon flavored ricotta cream. In this recipe for sfogliatelle you’ll find everything you need to make it a success: best tools to use, tips and tricks ans step by step pictures. The …

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Lemon Semifreddo with Ricotta & Fresh Mint Sauce

Semifreddo is an Italian, fluffy, light, semi frozen mousse dessert that just screams summer. If you’ve never heard of semifreddo, this is going to be a luscious discovery. It’s simple to make and requires no special equipment whatsoever. Semi frozen, as the name “semifreddo” implies it’s essentially a frozen mousse. It’s flavor falls in between …

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Strawberries Balsamic & Ricotta: 3 Ingredient No Bake Dessert

Fresh strawberries, aged balsamic vinegar and ricotta cheese is probably the best and the most simple dessert to make during the summer. Excluding gelato bought from the ice-cream shop. Just kidding 🙂 Now, you might be thinking, strawberries and ricotta sounds good. But balsamic vinegar?? Yep, NOT a mistake! As opposed to traditional balsamic vinegar, …

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Tricolor Crostini with Spinach, Ricotta & Cherry Tomatoes

A large platter of crostini or bruschetta, in my eyes, is essential to any summer BBQs in the backyard, or any friends and family gatherings throughout the year. But they also work great as a special treat before lunch or dinner. While everyone’s waiting for a plate of pasta or meat on the grill there’s …

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