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A baked tart, either open-faced or topped with a lattice crust, that is filled with fruit, jam, ricotta cheese, or other ingredients.

[Italian, from crosta, crust, from Old Italian, from Latin, crusta; see kreus- in Indo-European roots.]
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Recommended items: Soups, rack of lamb, New York steak, blood orange-sauced rouget, cheese agnolotti, wild striped bass, saddle of rabbit, burrate cheese with olive oil, pear crostata.
Together, they will create homemade gelati and sorbets along with other traditional Italian desserts including Fresh Peach Crostata, Bombolino filled with Chocolate Pastry Cream and Raspberry Jam, and the ever-popular Tiramisu.
there's a lot to like here: satisfying Italian salads, pastas, pizzas and delectable desserts that might include lemon cheesecake and a pear and Gorgonzola crostata.
In the bakery, refrigerator case, or freezer: Tiramisu, polenta cake, cannoli, or crostata
The lunch menu featured a first course of Spicy Chicken Broth with Tortillas, Avocado and Lime, featuring canned tomatoes and canned chicken stock; entree of Grilled Prawn Salad with Black-Eyed Peas and Citrus-Chile Vinaigrette, featuring canned black-eyed peas and canned chipotle peppers; and dessert of Peach and Blueberry Crostata with Vanilla Ice Cream, featuring canned peaches and canned blueberries
This is followed by Petto di pollo in crosta di erbe (summery chicken supreme with a parsley, breadcrumb and tarragon crust, served with a potato, red onion and spicy salami salad), and as a sophisticated indulgence, the Crostata di fragile al balsamico (individual strawberry and balsamic tarts) for dessert.
Apple-Pear-Cranberry Crostata is courtesy of Yankee Magazine, November/December 2010: "The Beautiful Harvest" by Amy Traverso.
For a sweet finish that will have the whole family grabbing for a spoon, Carrabba's light and flaky Cinnamon Apple Crostata is served piping hot from the wood-fired oven along with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.
Cranberry frangipane crostata SERVES 8 | 1 3/4 HOURS, PLUS AT LEAST 2V2 HOURS TO CHILL Emmer farro flour, made from whole-grain emmer wheat, gives the crostata a rustic texture and great Flavor Because it's low in gluten, it needs to be mixed with all-purpose flour to hold the crust together Sweet frangipane (almond pastry cream) mellows the tart cranberries.
Apple Crostata, warm apples baked inside flaky pastry, prepared with a crunchy almond topping, served with vanilla ice cream and a delicious warm caramel sauce.