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Say ‘grazie’ for ricotta-filled Italian delights

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/food/article/say_grazie_for_ricottafilled_italian_delights_20070518

Shavuot begins exactly seven weeks after Passover and brings with it centuries of food traditions. Because some say milk and cheese symbolize the purity of the Torah, it is the festival when dairy foods are normally served. The holiday also celebrates the spring harvest, a time when a new crop of fresh vegetables and fruits begin to appear.

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