I think I already said that Crostata is probably my favorite cake, and this is a crostata with a plus 🙂
It’s a recipe typical of the city of Rome, and more precisely of the Jewish ghetto, and even more precisely it seems (it is said) it has been first created by the very old Jewish pastry shop called “Boccione”, that still makes it nowadays.
The fruit used in this recipe is the visciole, which is slightly acid but quite sweet and it is one of the 3 types of Prunus cerasus existing in Italy (the other two are amarena, of light red color and more acid, and the marasca, smaller and more bitter and acid). I think in English it is called Morello cherry.
In the past there were a lot of these fruits by the markets, nowadays much less, unfortunately most of people prefer the…
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