castagnole recipe Tag

Not only allegorical carts and masks: Italian Carnival is also rich in gastronomic culture, especially the traditional fried sweets prepared in this period throughout Italy. Call them chiacchiere, cenci, frappe, bugie, thin stripes of fried dough, or classic fried doughnuts, or castagnole. The origin of castagnole seems to date back to 1700 at the D'Angiò royal house. Castagnole at that time were called "struffoli alla romana". They are little balls of fried dough and then rolled into sugar, whose shape has...