Torta di Porri e Zucca

Leek and Butternut Squash Tart

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Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Rina Ramponi has lived all her life in Aúlla in the Lunigiana region at the northwestern frontier of Tuscany near Carrara. She first went to the work for the Waterfield family at their fortress castle before World War II. “She knew everything about wild greens,” swears Maria Chiodetti, a cook of great talent who, like Rina, has been like part of the family for decades. All these years later, the two widows still live on the property, sharing a handsome house.

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