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As with many holidays, the demand for traditional recipes is high this time of the year. My post last week about Easter Ciambelle got a great response and my Easter Bread recipe from last year is also still very popular. This year, it was featured on news websites and newspapers all over Canada and the US as part of an interview I did on traditional Easter breads. But with these two recipes I’ve only scratched the surface of what Italian households might be prepping this weekend.

Still considering your Easter menu? I’ve rounded up some traditional Italian Easter recipes from around the web for you to try out. Did I miss a favourite recipe from your family – let me know in the comments and we can share it here next year.

Have fun baking and cooking up a storm! Happy Easter / Buona Pasqua everyone!

Italian Easter Breads

Italian Easter Bread (from The Italian Dish)

Easter Dove Bread / La Colomba di Pascua (from Mother Earth)

Easter Bread Dolls / Pupi Con L’uova (from Mangia Bene Pasta)

Sweet Italian Easter Bread (from Laura in the Kitchen)

 

Easter Sunday Lamb

Roman Grilled Lamb Chops (from Delallo)

Easter Lamb with Peas (from Academia Barilla)

Basil Stuffed Lamb Roast (from Mangia Bene Pasta)

Italian Easter Leg of Lamb (from The Dolce Vita Diaries)

 

Savoury Pies

Torta di Pasqua (from BBC Food)

Easter Meat Pie (from Mamma’s Italian Recipes)

Stuffed Pizza / Pizza Chena (from Food.com)

Italian Easter Pie / Torta Pasqualina (from The Italian Dish)

 

Desserts

Easter Grain Cake / La Pastiera (from Marcellina in Cucina)

Easter Wheat Pie (from Foodista)

Campania Ricotta Easter Pie (from Italy Revisited)

Easter cookie wreaths / knots / baskets (from Judy’s Culinaria)

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