Week 4 of the A to Z Challenge

Here’s what happened in week 4 of Italian Cuisine! Q is for Quattro Staggioni R is for Ricotta Pie  S is for Sicily T is for Tagliata U is for Uva a.k.a Italian Wine V is for Vitello Tonnato  

R is for Ricotta Pie with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Oh wow, this recipe is so incredibly delicious. It’s actually quite a sweet tasting pie but then you have the sensation of biting into those hearty pine nuts which is unlike anything I’ve ever tasted before. Ricotta is a sheep’s cheese, made from the whey that’s left over when producing hard cheeses. The ricotta does…