Savillum- Roman cheese cake

This is a type of focaccia made with cheese and honey which is prepared much in the same way as the Sardinian Seadas.

  • Time

    55 minutes

  • Difficulty


  • Course

    Bread, focaccia, pizzas

  • Italian Region



  • 5 oz all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ lb ricotta cheese
  • 2 ½ oz honey
  • 1 egg
  • poppy seeds to taste


20 minutes preparation + 35 minutes cooking

Mix the cheese with the flour, honey and the egg. Spread the mixture into an oiled oven-dish and bake in the oven at 400°F for around 20-30 minutes, leaving the dish covered with aluminum foil for the first 10 minutes of cooking. When the focaccia is cooked, drizzle with honey and poppy seeds to taste; return to the oven for a further 5 minutes before serving.

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