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Pitta ‘Mpigliata

The pitta ‘mpigliata is a typical dessert of Calabria, specifically from the town of San Giovanni in Fiore, but is popular throughout the Calabrian province of Cosenza.

There are many variations on the ingredients used to make pitta mpigliata however it typically includes; durum wheat semolina, mother yeast, dried fruit, and honey. No matter the ingredients the dessert will always maintain is characteristic rosette shape.

This dessert is most often made for Easter and Christmas and for Calabrian weddings.