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Pizza Rustica (Pizzakeen) Recipe – Chef Pasquale

 Pizza Rustica – Pizza Chieno Pizzakeen Chef Pasquale recipe *     Both of my Italian Grandmothers made what we called Pizzagiena or one version of an Italian Easter Pie. Grandmom Julie was from Basilicata and Grandmom Madeline was from Calabria.  Yet they both made it pretty much the same way. It was made with diced […]

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Easter Cookie Doll & Basket recipe “PUPE di PASQUA” – Grandma’ Gina

“Easter Cookie Doll & Basket” Pupe di Pasqua Italian Grandma’ Gina *     One of the Easter Traditions that may recall has to do with what is known as  “Le Pupe di Pasqua.” In this segment we feature Italian Grandma’ Gina and her version of the Easter Dolls and Basket or Pupa di Pasqua. […]

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Italian Sweet Easter Bread Recipe – Laura Vitale

Italian Sweet Easter Bread Video Recipe Laura Vitale * The Italians love to celebrate holidays with food and Easter is one of those special holidays. Easter is preceded by Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians. Come Easter Sunday, it is time to celebrate, splurge and indulge. Eggs are often associated with Easter and […]

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Savory Easter “TORTA PASQUALINA” Recipe by  Laura Vitale

Savory Easter Cake Torta Pasqualina  Laura in the Kitchen   * The pasqualina cake is usually a savory pie , typical of the  Easter Season.    * It is prepared by spreading very thin sheets of pasta prepared with water, flour and olive oil (without yeast ). The cut sheet that will be used for the bottom must be larger than the pan, and, in this phase of preparation, it […]

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Traditional Easter Cake “Torta Pasqualina” – GialloZafferano

Traditional Easter Cake “Torta Pasqualina”  GialloZafferano   * The pasqualina cake is usually a savory pie , typical of the  Easter Season.    * It is prepared by spreading very thin sheets of pasta prepared with water, flour and olive oil (without yeast ). The cut sheet that will be used for the bottom must be larger than the pan, and, in this phase of preparation, it must hang out […]

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Delicious Italian Easter Sweet Bread Written Recipe / Jovina Cooks

Italian Easter Sweet Bread Written Recipe   Jovina Cooks * Italian Sweet Easter Bread The Italians love to celebrate holidays with food and Easter is one of those special holidays. Easter is preceded by Lent, a time of fasting for many Christians. Come Easter Sunday, it is time to celebrate, splurge and indulge. Eggs are often […]

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Italian Easter Cookies Recipe – Laura Vitale 

Italian Easter Cookies Recipe Laura Vitale  *   Easter brings back so many memories for me as a child. Especially the food. Coming from a huge Italian Family the holiday foods were truly something special. In this piece we feature Laura and her version of Italian Easter Cookies.    We don’t have much to say about […]

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Simple Easter Bread Recipe – Chef John – Food Wishes

Simple Easter Bread Recipe  Chef John – Food Wishes Easy * 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 and somewhat […]

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“Easter Taralli” – Holiday Recipe by Italian Grandma’ Gina

“Easter Taralli” Italian Grandma’ Gina * Taralli are toroidal Italian snack foods, common all over the southern half of the Italian Peninsula. A cracker similar in texture to a breadstick, a pretzel, or a sushka, taralli can be sweet or savory. Sweet taralli are sometimes glazed with sugar. Savory taralli may be flavored with onion, garlic, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, fennel, pepper, chili or just salt. Sweet and plain taralli are […]

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Daddy’s Pignoli Cookies Recipe (Written & Video) Barb Giacometti

Daddy’s Pignoli Cookies Written and Video Recipe * One of our favorite Holiday recipes featuring “Daddy’s Pignoli Cookies”. Recipe from Sunday at the Giacometti’s with Barbara Giacometti     To see more recipes from Barbara Giacometti go here:  http://sundayatthegiacomettis.blogspot.com   Ingredients: 8 ounces almond paste Made fresh or available out of can 1/2 cup all purpose […]

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