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  • Italian Ricotta and Rice Pie

    Italian Ricotta and Rice Pie

    Easter pie (pastiera) is found all over Italy, but its origins are Neapolitan. Tender pasta frolla pastry pies filled with fresh ricotta cheese and rice, sweetened with sugar, were made in batches, wrapped in clear cellophane, and given away as Easter gifts. Many variations of this classic have survived; some use wheatberries or orzo (tiny […]