Hello, the last time we talked about the typical sweet pastiera of Naples that can not miss on the table on Easter day.Today, however, I wanted to offer you a “tortano” salted donut. Arustic Neapolitan stuffed with cold cuts, eggs and a lot of cheese tasty, also typical of these holidays, which has the same dough of the traditional Easter casatiello.
There are those who say they torture them it has more ancient origins than casatiello. And who instead
claims that the casatiello made its appearance as early as 1600 in a work by Giambattista Basile. Whether it’s tortano or casatiello I can assure you that you will want to taste it as soon as you smell it.
The ingredients for this recipe are:
- Flour – 250 gr
- salt – 7gr
- sugar – 3gr
- Butter – 50gr
- yeast – 5 gr
- water – 130gr
For the stuffing:
Mixed cold cuts:
- Baked ham
- Spicy cheese (provolone)
- 2 boiled eggs.
- black pepper
In total 400g.
Put the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and butter in a bowl water. We knead everything until a smooth a little oil, we dirty the surface, cover it with a food bath dough is
obtained. A once this mixture is obtained wig and leave it in the refrigerator until the next day.
The next day we roll out the dough creatin
g a shape
rectangular of ½ cm adding all the meats and a handful of black pepper. We create a donut shape by rolling it up on itself same. Put everything in a donut mold and leave bump up.
Preheated oven 180 ° C / 356 ° F for 60/70 min.
Hope you like it.