Kock di Pane con Salsa di Pere

Bread Pudding with Pear Sauce

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

In Nonna's Kitchen

In Nonna's Kitchen

By Carol Field

Published 1997

  • About

Serve me any dessert that Gianna Modotti makes. This almond-studded bread pudding with a delicate pear-flavored sauce is stupendous—down-home and elegant all at once. It comes from the hilly eastern region of Friuli, where flavors bear the culinary imprint of a time when those lands were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Gianna weaves the lessons of history into every Friulian dessert that she makes. The