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chizze

fried antipasto pastries

Little squares of puff pastry, filled with cheese, prosciutto, etc. and folded prettily (see gnocco fritto). Chizze emiliane are a favourite in Reggio Emilia, with only some shavings of parmigiano-reggiano cheese inside.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: reggio emilia narkive