Let the short pastry defrost in room temperature.
pour the wheat, the milk, the butter and 1 lemon
grated peel in a casserole pan; let it cook for 10
minutes and often stir the ingredients til they become
In another pan whip the ricotta cheese, the sugar, 5
eggs, 2 egg yolks, a spoon of vanilla, a spoon of
orange flavoured water, and a dash of cinnamon.
Mix everything until the dough is very thin.Then add
some grated lemon peel and diced crystallized orange
Mix everything to the wheat. Spread either the
homemade or frozen short pastry with a pin until itís
Ĺ cm thick.
Put the short pastry in a 30 cm wide pan, but make
sure you spread some butter on it before.
Cut the exceeding edges off, spread them with a pin
and cut the short pastry in strips.
Pour the mixture of the ricotta cheese and the other
ingredients in the pan, and fold the borders of the
short pastry inwards.
put the short pastry strips on the ingredients. Dust
the Pastiera with icing sugar before serving.