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Cheese Loaf

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Recipes from an Italian Farmhouse

By Valentina Harris

Published 1995

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This is the essential companion for Verdicchio wine, and both are specialities of the lovely medieval town of lesi in the Marche region. It is baked in a type of tall cake tin that foreigners associate more with Austria and Eastern Europe than with Italy. Empty preserving cans may be used as a substitute.


  • 20 g (¾ oz) fresh yeast, diluted in a little warm water


Mix together 100 g ( oz) of the flour, the yeast and a pinch of salt. Knead together, adding 150 ml