Roman Jewish Cherry Ricotta Pie: Crostata di Visciole e Ricotta

Thu, 11/25/2021 - 02:49
cherry ricotta
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Cooking Time
45 minutes, plus 30 minutes to rest

Jewish people have been living in Rome continuously since the 2nd century BCE and today Rome’s Jewish community is Italy's largest. Over the years the city has evolved many classic Jewish Roman savory dishes like carciofi alla giudia, Jewish-style deep fried artichokes, as well as many sweets.

A favorite place to buy these sweets is Antico Forno Boccione, a tiny bakery on the main street of the former ghetto, Via del Portico d’Ottavia. There you can try a colorful slice of

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