Monday, 28 March 2011

GOURMET WORDS FROM THE ITALIAN RIVIERA: TORTA DI PINOLI



Dried fruit is a common feature of Mediterranean cuisines. Pine nuts still enrich this short pastry cake filled with crema pasticcera (custard), also called “torta della nonna” (Grandmother’s cake). A similar recipe is found in Tuscany, too. Go and read an interesting recipe on Liguricettario, under the item "pinolata". Whatever your choice, always opt for white passito as the enological match...


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