Torta di Riso

Rice Tart

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2001

  • About

Torta is the Italian word for “cake,” but it can also refer to a savory pie, or torta salata. Torte salate are found all over Italy, but they are a particular specialty of Liguria and Emilia-Romagna. A torta may have a single bottom crust with the sides of the crust flipped over and partially covering the filling, much like a galette, or they may have a top and a bottom crust. Although traditionally round and typically baked in springform pans for ease of serving, torte are sometimes baked