Hamin per Sabato

Sabbath Pasta Dish from Emilia-Romagna

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Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Hamin means “oven” but also is the name for this incredibly rich dish served on sabato bescialach, a sabbath that is special to Italy. (holidays.) The crispy noodle pancake with a tender middle is also known as ruota di faraone, or “pharaoh’s wheel,” or frisinsal in Venetian dialect. Originally it was made with goose salami and a fine mince of rosemary and sage. Today it’s easy to purchase chicken or turkey sausage, which work well in