Torta di verdure coi becchi - a [sweet] Swiss Chard Tart
A surprising sweet Swiss chard tart from Lucca, a delicately sweet, spiced cake.
It took years to convince me that vegetables could belong in desserts. But Italy’s cucina povera, or peasant cooking tradition, is actually full of cakes with vegetables that perfectly embody the cuisine’s spirit: They use whatever is abundant and in season—not just fruit, but vegetables, too—in an inventive way, turning poor ingredients into rich treat…
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