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caciuni

Language: Italian

Description: Small stuffed pastries from the regions of Ascoli and Ancona in the Marche. Bread dough is rolled out into a thin sheet which is divided into separate ravioli. These may be stuffed with pecorino cheese mixed with egg yolks, sugar and grated lemon rind, or the dough may be sweetened and filled with ricotta cheese mixed with egg yolks, sugar, grated chocolate, almonds and cinnamon. Unlike caciunitti, these are baked.


Pronounced: kah-CHYOO-nee
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Ascoli in Marche
Also known as: cauciunitti

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Marche, Ascoli Piceno

See foods and dishes: caciunitti, pecorino

See drinks, wines etc: pecorino

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