This is a rather curious dish, being sweetened with spice and sugar. It is eaten in central Italy on Christmas Eve. I don’t know if you fancy the idea of this dish, but it is certainly different and, of course, no cheese is served with it.
Pour the cream over the bread crumbs in a bowl, and add the sugar and cinnamon. Add the walnuts to the bowl, mixing well.
Cook the fettuccine in a big pan of boiling salted water, then drain and put a layer in a heated serving dish. On this spread a layer of the walnut and bread crumb mixture. Continue in alternate layers until all the fettuccine and walnut mixture are used up.
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