This soft wheat is the essential ingredient in pastiera, and it simply wouldn't be Easter at my house without this very special and traditional dessert. Pastiera originated in the Italian region of Campania.
Pre-Cooked Wheat Grains for "Naples-Style Cake"
- Product Of Italy
- an ideal base for the preparation of the neapolitan pastiera, the traditional parthenopean easter cake.
- Italian cooked wheat used to make Italian Easter pie or Pastiera Napoletana. Grano cotto is truly the soul of the dish. Jars of ready-to-use wheat grano cotto are a staple in the baking section of Southern Italian supermarkets. Even labeled "per pastiera."