Crostata Ricotta e Cioccolato (Ricotta and Chocolate Tart) is a classic dessert of the Roman tradition and consists of a short pastry (pastafrolla) with a delicate filling of ricotta, orange zest, and dark chocolate. In Rome, it is served as a Sunday meal dessert, or on special occasions, like Easter.
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Ricotta is a favourite component of many Italian Easter traditional foods, sweet and savory, from North to South, with variations according to the Region. In Rome, this traditional Crostata Ricotta e Cioccolato is a very popular and irresistible dessert that brings back memories associated with family and comfort.