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Carrascioni (aka. Cattashoone) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anita Lewis
Added: Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3c. flour,
1lb. ricotta,
1/2c. Parmesan cheese,
3 eggs,
1 egg yoke,
3 drops yellow food coloring, (optional)
3/4t. baking powder,
1/4t. salt,
1 1/2t. black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Dough: mix flour, baking powder, salt and 2 eggs. Knead until smooth (if not enough moisture, add a little water). Place under bowl and let rest 15 minutes. Then knead again and place under bowl again. Roll into 4" wide, 12" long, then cut into 41/4" squares. If dough is dry add water.
Filling: mix together ricotta, cheese, food coloring, 1 egg and 1 yoke, 1 1/2t. black pepper. Place heaping Tbsp. on square, fold and press edges with fork. Bake 375 for 15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Anita uses 1 cup semolina flour and 2 cups regular, but she says all regular can be used. She also uses locatelli cheese for the Parmesan. ((This is lovingly enunciated as "cat -ta-shoon" and people have been known to hide (horde) these treasures even from family.))

 

 

 

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