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tortano

savoury bread with cheese and salami

A typical Neapolitan Easter speciality, this is a dense, yeasty lardy bread packed full of various cheeses, salami, ciccioli, pepper, and optional hard boiled eggs.

Also see casatiello, which is similar, but topped with hard boiled eggs.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: eatbakelove