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Easter Cheese Bread | Crescia di Pasqua Recipe

Easter cheese bread is a typical Italian Easter recipe that comes from central Italy. Common in Umbria and Marche, it is also know as Pizza di Pasqua or Crescia . Tradition traces the origin of the recipe to the Monastery of Santa Maria Maddalena in Serra de 'Conti (AN), where there are documentary traces dating back to 1848. The name "Crescia" is due to the strong increase in volume of the dough which, thanks to the leavening,  swells (it.="cresce") even more than twice its original ...