Casatiello Napoletano

Neapolitan Easter Bread with Salami Chees & Eggs

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Nick Malgieri's Bread

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2012

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When Easter comes to southern Italy, it’s time to use up all the dried sausages and other home-made cured meats before the weather starts to heat up. Due to that practice, and to the fact that milk and consequently cheeses are more plentiful in the Spring, Easter pastries like pizza rustica and other savoury pies are brimming over with both. Casatiello is a Neapolitan filled bread made by rolling salami, prosciutto and cheese into a yeast dough enriched with lard, shaping it i