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“Easter Panettone” – Laura Vitale – “Colomba di Pasqua” Recipe

“Easter Panettone” Laura Vitale Colomba di Pasqua Recipe * Italian Food – Easter Recipe The origins of this cake appear to be ancient, dating back to the Roman Empire, when ancient Romans sweetened a type of leavened cake with honey Colomba pasquale or Colomba di Pasqua (“Easter Dove” in English) is an Italian traditional Easter cake, the counterpart of the two well-known Italian Christmas desserts, panettone and pandoro.   The […]

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Easter Bread from Puglia – Rosella Cooking with Nonna 

Easter Bread from Puglia  Gurrugulo or Scarcella Rosella Cooking with Nonna  *   I fondly remember Easter and the way it was. All of my family emigrated here from southern Italy back in the early part of the twentieth Century. They were from Calabria, Basilicata and Benevento. Three distinct areas in Italy with different dialects […]

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Neopolitan Easter Bread “Casatiello” Original Recipe – Giallo Zafferano

Neopolitan Easter Bread “Casatiello” Original Recipe by Giallo Zafferano * Easter Bread The casatiéllo is a product of the Neapolitan cuisine . It is a sweet or savory cake , typical of the Easter period. It can be sweet, but also savory based on cheese , salami and eggs .     Its name is presumed to derive from the Neapolitan inflection of cheese ( cacio , from which cas’ and finally casatiello ), an ingredient that makes up the mixture of this […]

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Salami Bread – How to Make a Stuffed Bread Recipe

Salami Bread How to Make a Stuffed Bread Recipe * Interesting how some foods just hit the jackpot so to speak. When company is over some things sit and others just fly off the plate. Salami Bread is one of those things. For whatever reason your mouth waters and you have to have a piece. […]

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The Best Bread in Puglia

The Best Bread in Puglia Altamura is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy. It is located on one of a hill of the Murge plateau in the province of Bari, 45 kilometres (28 miles) South-West of Bari, close to the border with Basilicata. As of 2011 its population was of 70,288. The […]

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