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pagnotta di San Francesco

sweet bread with raisins

Made since the Middle Ages in Assisi, especially on St Francis's day (4 October) this is a rich crunchy yeast bread made with milk, honey, raisin, citron and lemon zest.

Sometimes pane di San Francesco

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by Fedra M