Thin Fried Pastries from the Ancient Time. A Must for Carnival
In Italy is not the right time to start a diet, because it’s Carnival time! Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent.
A curiosity from the ancient time. Frappe were born when the Romans used to celebrate the so-called “Saturnali” in honour of Gods.
Ingredients (4-6 servings):
Flour (500 grams) Sugar (100 grams) Eggs (5) Extra-virgin olive oil (50 grams) A pinch of salt Vanilla extract (one tsp.) Powdered sugar - enough to sprinkle the chiacchiere.
-On a clean countertop, arrange the flour in the shape of a hill with a hole in the center. -Pour the sugar, oil, vanilla extract and eggs in the middle. -Add a pinch of salt and start to knead the dough until it forms into a ball. -Cut the dough into slices and run each one through a pasta maker until it is as its thinnest. -Cut the thinned out dough into 1 inch wide strips, and cut a 1 inch long slit in the middle of each strip. -Warm up the oil in a deep pan and begin to fry the chiacchiere. -Sprinkle the finished product with some powdered sugar and your CHIACCHIERE are ready!
Buon appetito Rosanna
Ingredienti (4-6 persone):
Farina (gr.500) Zucchero (gr.100) Olio extravergine di oliva (gr.50) Uova intere (5) Pizzico sale Vanillina (1 bustina)
-Disporre la farina a fontana; versare lo zucchero, l'olio e le uova. -Aggiungere un pizzico di sale e Iniziare a lavorare l'impasto, fino e formare una palla. -Tagliare a tranci l'impasto e iniziare ad assottigliare con la macchinetta fino al minimo spessore . -Si fa scaldare in una pentola l'olivo e si cominciano a friggere le chiacchiere. -Si spolverano con lo zucchero a velo e ...pronte le CHIACCHIERE !!!