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Italian Food & Recipes

STRUFOLI ALLA PERUGINA The “strufoli” are a typical dessert of the Carnival of Umbria. They are often confused with Neapolitans  struffoli, but they are completely different desserts: the strufoli from Umbria are typical of Carnival and those from Naples of the typical of the Christmas period.     STRUFOLI...

Umbrian Carnival dessert The most typical dessert of the Carnival in Italy is the Frappe! I know that in many parts of Italy The frappe are called Chiacchiere, and certainly there are many others  names, but the original recipe is one: the following. For people who prefer a...

Castagnaccio It is a delicious cake that I usually make in the fall. The Castagnaccio is a typical dessert autumnal based on chestnut flour, pine nuts, raisins and rosemary. Although this is a simple dish of country tradition being the chestnut spread in the countryside, inexpensive and...

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