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Lisa’s Torta della Nonna

If Lisa had to pick one of her absolute favorite desserts of all time in Italy, it would definitely be Torta della Nonna. Translating to “Grandmother’s Cake”, the crust is buttery, the filling is made of ricotta cheese, pine nuts, and eggs. It’s creamy and
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Lisa’s Pear and Date Strudel

Dates are a fruit that grow in arid climates, which is one of the reasons they are so popular in Sicily and other areas of Southern Italy. They also grow in Southern California! In fact, dates are the fruit that make Lisa think the most of her grandmother, Catherine Lione.
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