The Gubana is a typical Friulian cake of the periods of great festivities, Christmas, Easter, weddings and village festivals. It is a cake based on leavened dough with a filling of dry biscuits and dried fruit, all embellished with grappa or rum. As a cake of local origin it has spread throughout Friuli and throughout the whole year. Referring to its shape, its name derives from the Slovenian “guba”, or fold, because this cake was born proporio in the Natisone Valleys, on the border with Slovenia. Continue reading →