Have you ever tasted Colomba Pasquale ( Easter dove in English )? Not yet? Here follows some photos I took on the ‘backstage’ of Fratelli Lunardi bakery in Quarrata – Pistoia – http://www.fratellilunardi.it This special kind of soft pastry needs many rising hours to be ready for the oven in this case the Lunardi brothers … More Easter time : it’s Colomba sweet time in Italy!
Four women, thousand chats, a 100% full Italian gorgeous breakfast, in the heart of Tuscany, the Silvia’s husband , who took the photo called us : THE FAB 4 OF SEX & THE CITY OF ….PISTOIA!!
As soon as the cake is out of the oven Silvia put the dove in this strange way : the shape reminds me the Cross ,not the dove, and the iron nails those of the Jesus’s Christ I asked the reason of this strange position and she said it is because of the candies ( … More THE DOVE’S FLIGHT
et voilà…the Easter’s COLOMBA CAKE , traditional Italian cake for Easter period, this is home made by Silvia . It takes many raising hours and the best candies & almonds to make a superb cake like this!