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Torta de Semolina

We’re paying homage to Italy today with this Torta de Semolina recipe curated from chef Chris Pires, of FoodInspires.com. 

First of all, let’s translate!

“Torta” has many different culinary connotations, depending on where in the world you are. Torta = Sweet Cake in both Italian and Spanish. This is the one we are focusing on today. Don’t get mixed up though, as “Torta” can also mean an omelette style dish in the Philippines, or a type of sandwich in Mexico! Now ya know…

Semolina, for those of you who aren’t familiar with it, is the coarse, purified wheat middlings on durum wheat, typically used in making pasta and cous cous. It has sweet applications too, and that is what we’re exploring today with this delicious recipe. Here’s what the final product will look like – amazing, huh?

torta semolina

Photo courtesy of chef Chris Pires.

You can find the full recipe over on FoodInspires.com, where chef Chris Pires will share his tips and tricks on getting the perfect depth of tart, and explain how NOT to set your microwave on fire. We will give away one little secret though – the butter used in this recipe is of course our European Style Churn84 Unsalted Butter, giving it this recipe an authentic edge…

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