Pizza di Ricotta

Ricotta Pie with Potato Crust

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Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

La cucina nella tradizione ebraica is a seminal cookbook assembled by an association of Jewish women in Padua in 1987. While leafing through it, I found this delicious recipe for ricotta pie. Like the vegetable-filled pie, the recipe closely resembles a dish from Apulia, pitta di patate. I adapted it, and prefer baking the potatoes, rather than boiling them, as I think this makes for a firmer crust. It will not, however, become fully crisp in