lasagne di carnevale (alla napoletana)

/lah-SAH-nyeh dee kahr-nee-VAH-leh/

"Lasagne of the carnival (in the style of Naples)." An extravagant dish from Naples of lasagne layered with tiny meatballs, hard boiled eggs, sausage, rag├╣ and cheese, usually mozzarella and ricotta, before being baked au gratin. This Carnival lasagne , made at Mardigras, or Shrove Tuesday, is a Neapolitan speciality, a feast before the privations of Lent.

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