Easter Recipes 8 results

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 ...

Easter Grain Pie | Pastiera Napoletana Recipe

Italian Easter Grain Pie (or Pastiera Napoletana) is a dessert of the Neapolitan tradition, typical of Easter, made with shortcrust pastry, wheat, ricotta, eggs and with an intense aroma of orange blossom. There are many variations of this delicious grain pie (see below), but we wanted to show you the most traditional Neapolitan version. The pastry is crumbly and elastic and the cream inside is a perfect balance of sweetness and aromas; in addition, lemon and orange are always used to ...

Easter Eggs filled with Chocolate Ganache

Easter eggs filled with chocolate ganache are delicious and sure a different dessert for Easter dinner. The recipe is very simple: just get lots of dark chocolate, Easter eggs, butter and whipping cream. Ganache Cream is a dense and velvety cream made of dark chocolate, used in pastry to decorate and fill so many types of sweets such as cakes, cupcakes, tarts, tartlets, mignon. With it you can make puddings, fill bignè, make little chocolates or Profitteroles, finally make decorations on ...

Roman Style Artichokes | Carciofi alla Romana

Roman style artichokes is a traditional Roman dish. More precisely it's a tasty side dish, usually served with meats, especially lamb. In many Italian restaurants Roman style artichokes are even served as an appetizer. The variety of artichokes needed for this recipe are roman artichokes or mammole, that stands out from the others for its rounder shape and non-thorny leaves. These are called globe artichokes in English. Then there is the mint (or better still mentuccia, a type of wild mint ...

Vegetarian Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes | Lasagne alla Ligure

If there is a dish of Italian tradition that everyone loves, this is lasagna.   Classic Bolognese lasagna recipe needs egg pasta, Bolognese ragu and bechamel sauce. Lasagna original recipe wants Parmigiano cheese, in order to give even more flavor. It's a rich and unique dish, perfect for Sunday lunches with your family. But we can make a very special lasagna, rich and tasty with typical Ligurian flavors. In this recipe you'll find out how to make vegetarian lasagna with pesto, ...

Italian Deviled Eggs with Pesto Genovese and Tomato Sauce

Italian Deviled Eggs are known in our country as stuffed eggs (uova ripiene), usually served cold as a side dish, appetizer or a main course, often for holidays or parties. In Italy, Easter is the perfect occasion to eat Italian Deviled Eggs, usually as a starter of Easter lunch. It's a very easy and quick-to-make dish. Italian Deviled Eggs can be filled with different ingredients, according to taste and, more important, depending on what you have in the refrigerator! In this recipe we ...

Vegetarian Easter Pie | Traditional Italian Torta Pasqualina

Italian Vegetarian Easter Pie or Torta Pasqualina has very ancient origins (its existence is attested in the fifteenth century). It's a famous Ligurian specialty, in particular of the Genoa area. Italian Easter Pie is called Torta Pasqualina because people used (and use) to prepare and eat it especially at Easter (It: Pasqua). Vegetarian Easter Pie is also made with artichokes or spinach, but the traditional Italian Pasqualina Pie is only made with chards. During Easter in fact artichokes ...

Vegetarian Carbonara | Easy Veggie Recipe

Vegetarian Carbonara is a pasta recipe made like traditional spaghetti carbonara but with vegetables in place of guanciale. In this easy vegetarian recipe we used onion, zucchini and carrots, but you can choose the vegetables you prefer, like peppers, green peas or mushrooms. Vegetarian Carbonara recipe is similar to the classic Carbonara, made with eggs and Pecorino Romano cheese, but it's ideal for those who don't eat meat. If you have seasonal vegetables it's even better. Veget...