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Italian Easter Rice & Ricotta Pie

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Italian Easter Rice & Ricotta Pie

Torta di Ricotta e Riso

Torta di Ricotta e riso is an Easter specialty. Some might call this a calzone or pizzagaina, but this torta has no meat. Ricotta is the favored cheese for Easter dishes in Italy and is made into pizzas, pasta's, cheesecakes and connoli.





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thanks for the beautiful & tasty recipe. it will be perfect for lent