Crema Bacchica

Bacchus’s Pudding

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Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

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Gianna Modotti promised me that this dessert would be completely different from any I’ve ever tasted, and she was right. Its evocative name may be slightly reminiscent of crème caramel and it does have a haunting resemblance, although wine adds an entirely different flavor and amalgamates differently from milk. People tend to be hesitant after their first bite: “How curious,” they say, not quite knowing what to make of it. And then they plunge their