Ricotta & wild cherry pie

Crostata di ricotta e visciole

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Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

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The Jewish Ghetto in Rome is one of its most fascinating neighbourhoods for many reasons. One of them is that it’s impossible to speak of food in Rome without running into Jewish traditions that are still palpably present in this part of the city. As is the long history of atrocious injustices against the Jewish community.

The Catholic Church officially confined the Jewish population to the ghetto in the 1500s, where they were effectively consigned to live as second-class citizens.