Italian farina pie recipes

Italian Treasures – Matera

Italian Treasures – Matera

For example, a special flour called farina di grano arso (literally, burnt wheat flour) is popular in the region
Traditional Recipe: Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie)

Traditional Recipe: Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie)

Torta Della Nonna (Grandma’s Pie) is a delicious and delicate pie made with a soft shortcrust pastry and filled with plenty of thick Italian custard (Crema Pasticciera) and garnished with lots of pine nuts and icing sugar
Apple yoghurt pie with cranberry jam

Apple yoghurt pie with cranberry jam

The simplest thing to do with jam would have been to prepare a traditional Italian “crostata” but since I’m not too good cooking it, I decided to alter the classical apple pie with the necessity to finish my cranberry jam (at least one pot
SF food guide

SF food guide

this is the place for authentic italian pasta in nob hill. farina. this is the parent restaurant of chili pies and it's so unique and great
Rice tart with chocolate almond crust

Rice tart with chocolate almond crust

* The Marsala is an Italian sweet wine. Togliete l’impasto dal frigo e stendetelo su una superficie leggermente infarinata, cercando di dargli una forma adattata allo stampo
Pine nut tart

Pine nut tart

In Italy, I bought Italian pine nuts, harvested from Italian pine trees. Who knows though, I’m sure there are nonne out there who do use a bit of farina di mandorle (ground almonds) in their tarts
Gluten-Free Entertaining

Gluten-Free Entertaining

Add a green salad tossed with an Italian vinaigrette. Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (durum, emmer, spelt, farina, farro, kamut, khorasan and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale

Orange and coconut chiffon cake

In una ciotola setacciate la farina, il lievito, il bicarbonato e il sale. Remove the pie and cut into layers
Gnocchi alla Romana #SundaySupper

Gnocchi alla Romana #SundaySupper

Polenta-Crusted Italian Sausage Pies from Wholistic Woman. This week, we’re all featuring Italian foods, and Gnocchi alla Romana is one of those recipes I’ve had book-marked for YEARS
Mini (Italian) Apple Pie

Mini (Italian) Apple Pie

Mescolare in un recipiente con una spatola lo zucchero, la farina di mandorle ed il burro. Incorporare l'uovo e quando sará assorbito, aggiungere la farina e la presa di sale
Easter Pie with Asparagus and Ricotta

Easter Pie with Asparagus and Ricotta

Every year I give a serious thought to making a traditional Easter Pie, Torta Pasqualina, original to Italian region Liguria, but then I give up
Butternut Squash Gnocchi alla Romana

Butternut Squash Gnocchi alla Romana

Getting the history of this dish is not easy to do, like most Italian dishes. The word gnocco in Italian means a little lump, such as the one that might be raised by sharply knocking your head against a hard object

Cooking Terms

  Al dente  Refers to slightly chewy or being tough to the bite  Allemande  A white sauce with egg yolks added  Anchovy  A very small fish from the herring family  Anisette  A cordial flavored with anise seed  Antipasto  An Italian appetizer  Appetizer  A small serving of food served before, after, or as the first course of a meal to stimulate the appetite  Arrowroot  Used as a thickening agent in certain soups and sauces, bringing out a high sheen  Aspic  A clear jelly typically made of stock and gelatin