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Plural: pastiere (napoletane)
Description: A classic cake or puff pastry tart from Naples or Moorish origin, round, crumbly and filled with sweetened ricotta, candied fruit and spices mixed with egg yolks and softened wheat berries. I have also seen it described as containing sweetcorn kernels. In any case, it is traditionally served at Easter in Campania.
Pronounced: pah-STYEH-rah nah-poh-leh-TAH-nah
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Naples in Campania
See places: Italian food and cuisine, Campania, Neapolitan food and cuisine
See foods and dishes: fogliatelle di Ricotta, Ricotta