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Fresh pasta and products from the bakery

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Tozzetti

Almond pastries. Ingredients: almonds, sugar, eggs, margarine, flour, Vin Santo liqueur, baking powder. Method: the ingredients are mixed by...

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Attorta

Attorta is a typical Umbrian sweet pastry made from short crust pastry rolled up to form a spiral shape,...

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Bringoli

Bringoli (called bringoli or brigonzoli in Lisciano Niccone and biche in Fabro) are thick spaghetti, made by hand with...

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Brustengolo

This was traditionally a poor people’s cake, once made with corn flour, which was fairly common in the Umbrian...

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Castagnole

Castagnole are small fried dumplings soaked in alchermes liqueur or sprinkled with honey or sugar. They are also called...

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Ciaramicola

The Ciaramicola is a typical Easter cake of Perugia. It is a ring-shaped cake, with pastry in the shape...

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Ciriole

The ciriola is long pasta with a square cross-section, traditionally made with soft wheat flour and water. In some...

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Cresciole e Ciccioli

Cresciole di Ciccioli or in local dialect ‘n ch’i ciccioli, is a round or twisted pastry that is made...

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Crescionda

The Crescionda is a low, soft cake, made up of three layers: the bottom layer is made of macaroons...

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Fave dei morti

These are small pastries made according to tradition on 2nd November, the day of remembrance of the dead. They...

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Mostaccioli

These are small, dry biscuits made with grape must and are ring-shaped or squashed strips. They are made of...

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Nociata

Nociata is a hard pastry made with walnuts and honey. The other ingredients are: Egg whites, sugar (optional), wafers...

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Pammelati

Pamellati are small cakes, similar to croquettes, and are made of: breadcrumbs, walnuts, cinnamon, honey, orange peel and pine...

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Pampepato

  This is a round cake, traditionally from Terni and of rural origin. Panpepato is made during the Christmas...

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Pane di strettura

Bread in the shape of long filone and/or filetta loaves. This bread is made in Strettura, a village of...

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Pan Mostato

A bakery product similar to a filetta loaf of bread. Ingredients: Soft wheat flour, eggs (optional), salt, water, sugar,...

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Pan Nociato

This recipe, which is very similar to the one still in use today, first appeared in the Todi Yearbook...

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Passatelli

Passatelli are a kind of short cylindrical pasta (or soup) with a rough surface and are made in the...

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Pici

Pici is very common in municipalities of Castiglione del Lago, Panicale and Città di Castello where it is known...

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Pinoccate

These are little diamond-shaped sweets made of sugar and pine nuts (white with vanilla or black with chocolate). Ingredients:...

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Pinolate

Pinolate are round pastries made with almonds and pine nuts. They are a Christmas speciality, a season in which...

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Rocciata

This is a sweet, puff pastry with a filling, rolled into the shape of a snake. It is prepared...

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Schiacciata al formaggio

The schiacciata al formaggio is a flat “focaccia” bread, typical of Umbria and is either oval, square or rectangular...

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Stinchetti

Stinchetti, also called “bones of the dead”, are biscuits, shaped like the tibia (shin bone) and typical of the...

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Strufoli

These are fried pastries, which are round or long in shape. They are soaked in alchermes liqueur or sprinkled...

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Torciglione

This is a cake made with almonds, which is spiral- shaped and resembles a coiled up snake.The ingredients (except...

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Torcolo of S. Costanzo

This is a ring-shaped cake, typical of the Perugia area. It is cut to look like a pentagon which,...

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Torta al testo

  The "torta al testo" is a very old traditional food of Perugia. It is a flat bread made...

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Torta al formaggio

This is a round, savoury pie, typical of the Easter season. Ingredients: Type “0” flour, eggs, Pecorino cheese, Pecorino...

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