It'a a characteristic ring-shaped pie, with a diameter of about 20 cm, with maximum height ranging from 5 to 8 cm. Once they were sold mostly on market days to the street corners. The surface has a distinctive golden color and is rough shaping and cooking manual. Is covered with granulated sugar. The decoration includes variations such as chocolates, candies or colored sugar tails.
Ingredients: Flour, eggs, sugar, butter and milk or white wine.
Preparation: The mixture can be done mechanically or manually if appropriate mixers for home use. In a bowl combine sugar, butter or oil and lemon zest, stir and mix the components, stir the eggs until completely and gradually blend in the flour, baking powder and milk. Work until dough is smooth and soft, then transfer to a buttered pan and cut into the surface with a knife along the center line. Brush with egg yolk and sprinkle with granulated sugar and then fit in the oven at 200 ° C and bake for 40 minutes.
Area of production: The entire province of Piacenza and in the bakeries and shops selling fresh pasta in bulk, are typically sold in supermarkets in prepackaged bags or during town festivals. A typical dessert after dinner
Serving suggestions: sweet white wine (Malvasia)


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