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Recipe of the Schiacciata con l’uva (Crushes with grapes)

The “Schiacciata con l’Uva” is a typical dessert of Tuscany. Particularly renowned is the one that is prepared in the Chianti hills south of Florence. The “Schiacciata con l’Uva” is prepared during the harvest period. To prepare it, it is preferable to use black grapes, in particular the one with small grains, that is the so-called canaiolo grape. PREPARATION OF ...

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Red-wine corzetti pasta with fennel seeds

Red-wine corzetti pasta with fennel seeds

Corzetti is a round stamped pasta shape typical of the Riviera di Levante, the Ligurian coast east of Genoa, which resembles a medieval coin called a corzetto. Corzetti are made from flour, water and, sometimes, a few eggs. To make them, you would need a corzetti stamp, a two-piece wooden tool made up of a round cutter and a round ...

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