Maria's Easter (Wheat) Pie/"Pastiera di Grano"

Ingredients

  • 18 ounces whole milk
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated lemons, rind of
  • ½ cup finely minced candied citron peel (well rinsed and drained before mincing) (optional)
  • 1 ½-2 cups cooked drained arborio rice
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • ½ cup whole milk
    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 8 large eggs
    • 2 ½ cups sugar (cut sugar by ½ cup if using the citron)
    • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemons, rind of
    • 1 lb whole milk ricotta cheese (drained if very wet)
    • ½-¾ cup butter
    • 3 eggs or 2 extra large egg yolks
    • 2 extra large egg yolks
    • 2 ½-3 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup sugar
    • ½-1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon, rind of

1 ***PreparingThe Wheat: If"soaked" or"precooked" wheat is not available, dry wheat may be used. 2 Cover the dry wheat with cold water (water should be about 2 inches over the wheat) and boil it for 15 minutes or until the wheat berries crack open. 3 Remove pan from heat and allow wheat to soak...

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