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“Yes, a phenomenal Italian garlic pie that's packed with flavour. prep time include time for dough”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make the dough: In a bowl, mix the flour and the butter with your fingers until they resemble a coarse meal.
  2. Add the salt and enough ice water to make an elastic dough.
  3. Shape into a ball, wrap, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 24 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  5. Bring 1 quart of water to a boil.
  6. Drop in the garlic and cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Drain and rinse in cool water.
  8. Crush the cooked garlic cloves; place in a bowl and fold in the pecorino, the pancetta, raisins, saffron, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and pepper.
  9. Cut the dough in 2 equal pieces and roll each out into 1/2-inch thick disks.
  10. Line a buttered 10-inch pie pan with 1 disk.
  11. Spoon in the filling, mounding it high.
  12. Top with the second disk of dough and seal the edges with your fingers; trim off excess dough.
  13. Glaze the top with the beaten egg.
  14. Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until golden.
  15. Remove from the oven, place on a serving platter, and serve hot.

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