Tortino Ai Carciofi


4 artichokes
4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
6 eggs
2/3 cup grated Parmigiano

How to make the Artichoke Crust:

Wash and cut the artichokes in quarters. Coat with flour and fry them in hot oil. Drain off excess fat and set aside. Beat the eggs with salt, pepper and Parmigiano and mix with the artichokes. Grease an 8-in. pie pan and bake in the oven for about 20 min. at 325°F.

Serves 4

Enrico Massetti was born in Milan, Italy.
Now he lives in Washington, DC, USA.
Still, he regularly visits his hometown
and enjoys going around all the places in his home country
especially those he can reach by public transportation.

Enrico loves writing guide books on travel in Italy
to help his friends that go to Italy to visit
and enjoy his old home country.
He also publishes books on the Argentine tango dance.

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