Piedmontese Easter Pie

Torta Verde

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

This delicious savoury pie is served in honour of the Easter festivities in Piedmont, especially on Easter Monday, when all over Italy it is traditional to go on picnics in the countryside. Like most of the savoury pies in this section of the book, it is ideal picnic fare. Serve it warm, in generous slices.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • oz (90 g) butter


Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 4, 350°F (180°C).

Put the oil and approximately oz (40 g<