As a nation state, Italy has emerged only in 1871. Until then the country was politically divided into a large number of independant cities, provinces and islands. The currently available evidences point out to a dominant Etruscan, Greek and Roman cultural influence on today's Italians.
My nonna used to make a kind of cookie or pastry for Christmas which was called "cassatelli." I would like to make some this Christmas but I can't find a recipe anywhere. Anyone on the forum have one to share?
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