Timballo di ricotta

Baked ricotta pudding

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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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From the Roman Jewish tradition.


  • ½ pesticide-free lemon
  • 5 eggs
  • 8 ounces (225


Grate the rind (colored part only) from the lemon half. Separate the eggs. Reserve the whites in a bowl. Put the egg yolks in a second bowl and add the confectioners’ sugar. Beat with an electric mixer until a soft cream forms. Add the ricotta, grated rind, a pinch of cinnamon, and the brandy and mix well. Beat the eggs whites with a fork or whisk until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whites