Sicilian Ricotta Pie - Judith's comment: as a child growling up in an Italian home...when we asked our grandmother to bake us a pie...this is what we had...we meant the cherry pie our friends had for desert after dinner... from the grocery store...oh never ever . when we grew up we realized how fortunate we were/are!
For Italians, Easter means both religious and culinary celebration. And for Susan Russo, it means pies, both savory and sweet, made from recipes by her grandmother Nan: ricotta pie, rice pie and pizza chena.
A rich meaty and cheesy filling inside golden pastry creates tasty slices to savour. More pie than pizza, this four-meat, four-cheese dish is rich and delicious. (Photography by Al Richardson; Recipe...
Pizza Chena is an Italian savory pie which consists of a bread crust filled with meats, cheese, and eggs. It is traditionally made on Good Friday to be eaten on Easter Sunday or taken to an Easter Monday picnic. Step by step photos of how to make pizza chena.