cassateddi di ceci

/kahs-sah-TEHD-dee dee CHEH-chee/

"Little cases of chickpeas." Short crust pastry turnovers from Sicily, made with white wine in the mix, filled with a mixture of chickpeas, honey, roasted pine nuts and almonds, candied citron, a little zuccata and chocolate, perhaps some cinnamon, fried and coated with honey. These are traditionally baked for the feast of Saint Joseph (San Giuseppe) on 19th March each year.



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