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  • n. a Neapolitan cake traditionally eaten at Easter


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Italian dialect


  • Ti ho letto sempre e ho apprezzato molto le foto di Londra e la tua splendida pastiera

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  • Something in her voice makes me open my mouth, and before I have a chance to shut it, she pops a piece of pastiera in like I'm a baby, and it tastes so good, like it's the best thing I've ever eaten in my whole life.

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  • Mario Batali's Easter Feast Recipes Master chef prepares Agnoloti alla Primavera, lamb, pastiera and asparagus.

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  • Every Italian Easter table will have one or two savory pies, such as pizza chena (meaning "full pie"), a massive two-crusted pie filled with eggs and various Italian meats and cheeses and pastiera Neopoletana, a time-intensive pie made from ricotta cheese and soaked wheat kernels.

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  • In Naples they savor pastiera, a cake made from ricotta cheese.

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  • But pastiera is a dessert to grow into, after which it reveals itself as a marvel of balanced flavors and contrasting textures.

    Serious Eats

  • Bake the pastiera on the middle rack of the oven for 55 to 60 minutes, rotating it 180° after 20 minutes to ensure even browning.

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  • The pastiera is done when the filling is set but jiggly and the pastry is golden brown.

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  • Allow the pastiera to cool completely, or chill it overnight before cutting it into wedges to serve.

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  • Cans of ready-to-use wheat grano cotto are a staple in the baking section of Southern Italian supermarkets, sometimes even labeled "per pastiera."

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