Simple Flaky Pastry

Sfuogghiu facili

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    or more if cut into smaller portions for a party or as an appetizer
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

  • About

I don’t melt the lard as my mother did, instead, I spread it on the surface of the dough, and then I fold it in thirds as you would fold a letter. Rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.


Roll it out again into a rectangle with the long side facing you. Dot the surface of the dough with ricotta and sausage meat leaving a 1-inch border all around. Fold about 3