The struffoli Carnival, perfect recipe: raise your hand if a child has never licked your fingers eating these delicious deep-fried treats and covered with honey. Attraverso l’Italia si chiamano pinoccata, cicerchiata, pignolata, pins: the name changes but not the taste
The Carnival recipes across Italy from North to South, telling stories, customs and traditions. They have in common being simple sweet, with dough prepared with few ingredients (flour, lard or butter, eggs), almost always fried and served with honey or sugar. Carnival sweets change their names according to the region but all, young and old, They love the chatter, the Castagnole, struffoli, the pancakes with raisins or those rice, potato bombs or zeppoline.
Among the regions that most maintain the culinary traditions of Carnival recipes there is definitely Sardinia. Where Carnival sweets are delicious ricotta meatballs, the arrubiolus, but also treats similar to braided bracelets, the Acciuleddi.
Sicilian rice fritters, a traditional recipe catanese widespread in various parts of Sicily: strictly to eat with your hands!
The Carnival chatter: all the secrets to perfect chatter, thin, read, crispy, full of bubbles and not greasy.
The damselfish carnival: a sweet simple, small and fluffy pancakes flavored with citrus fruits.
The olivette di Sant'Agata: and easy recipe step by step the traditional dessert made with almonds which celebrates the patron saint of Catania.
Fried sweet ravioli with ricotta (Sicilian cassatelle), the recipe for fried sweets that can not miss in Sicily for Carnival.
Para frittus Sardinian: among the most mouth-watering Carnival fritters I've ever eaten! Perfect recipe.
Ricotta and semolina cake with citrus. Without oil, unleavened and without butter, but very good. E si prepara in 10 minuti. It resembles the Neapolitan migliaccio, sweet traditional carnival.
Cassatelle di ricotta and chocolate, cooked in the oven. Sicilian Recipe: a soft pastry filled with ricotta and chocolate cream. One pulls the other.