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In Amalfi, we found ourselves off the beaten path and in the kitchen of a dear friend’s mother, who taught us to make a traditional Pasticciotto Napoletano, Pastry Cream Pie with Black Cherries. Notice the way that she uses her hands— both to punctuate her speech and to mix the batter! Find the full recipe for this lovely (and easy!) dessert HERE.

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