Pizza di Pasqua o Crescia di Pasqua

Pizza di Pasqua, also known as Crescia di Pasqua, is a traditional Easter bread from the Marche region of Italy. It is a savory bread that is typically enjoyed during the Easter season. This delicious bread can be found in various towns and communes in Marche, including Urbino, Pesaro, and Ancona.

In Urbino, you can find Pizza di Pasqua at local bakeries such as Panificio Pasticceria Bucci and Panificio Pasticceria Fabbri. These bakeries are known for their high-quality bread and pastries, and their Pizza di Pasqua is no exception. In Pesaro, you can visit Panificio Pasticceria Cesarini or Panificio Pasticceria Mancini to get your hands on this traditional Easter treat. Ancona also has several bakeries that offer Pizza di Pasqua, including Panificio Pasticceria Caffetteria Mancini and Panificio Pasticceria Cesarini.

One popular recipe for Pizza di Pasqua includes ingredients such as flour, eggs, cheese, and salami. The dough is prepared by mixing flour, eggs, yeast, and salt, and then it is left to rise. Once the dough has risen, it is shaped into a round loaf and filled with cheese and salami. The bread is then baked until golden brown and served warm.

Pizza di Pasqua has been recognized as a traditional agri-food product (PAT) in the Marche region. The specifications for this recognition include the use of specific ingredients, such as local flour, eggs, and cheese. The bread must also be prepared following traditional methods and recipes that have been passed down through generations.

– “Pizza di Pasqua” – Marche Tourism (
– “Pizza di Pasqua” – Marche Region Official Website (