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Casatiello Napoletano

Casatiello

Casatiello

This is a typical easter neapolitan recipe, but being so far from home makes me think about my roots and what made me get closer and closer to the kitchen!

The recipe is very very easy, but it take quite a lot to rise, but trust me you’ll love it!
The original recipe is done in a round tin with a hole in the middle, try to find this in UK (mine comes right from Italy) but if you can’t find it you can use a normal round tin and you can put something oven proof in the middle to recreate the shape that you need.

The ingredients are very easy to find:

  • 500 gr of plain flour
  • 25 gr of fresh yeast (at the bread counter in Sainsburys)
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of lard = some to grease the tin (It usually is sold in packets near the butter)
  • Warm w...
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