Pastiera Napoletana

Originally from Campania region, Pastiera is a traditional Italian cake of Neapolitan cuisine. It consists of a whole wheat berries cake mixed with ricotta cheese and flavored with a blend of spices such as orange blossom water and candied fruits.  It is traditionally prepared and eaten in springtime on Easter day to deliciously end theContinue reading “Pastiera Napoletana”

Cannoli Siciliani

Cannoli is a traditional Italian pastry originating in Sicily, in Southern Italy, consisting of crispy and crunchy tubes filled with fresh, sweetened ricotta cheese.  Cannoli Siciliani can be flavored by sprinkling both sides with chocolate drops, chopped pistachios, candied citron or orange peel, according to one’s preference.