The fruity and comforting cake, Miascia is a classical dessert from Lake Como (which food tradition isn’t all about the fish of the lake). It’s a poor traditional dish (that are often the best) where stale bread is the main ingredient. It’s perfect to use dried up bread and transform it into a delicious cake. This version is based on an antique recipe for the bread pudding. For me it I like to use the word bread pudding to describe the cake, as it remains quite moist, and that is the definition often given for bread-based dessert popular in the cuisines of many countries.

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