Frittole (doughnut)

Type Doughnut
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto
Main ingredients Dough, raisins, orange and lemon peel
Cookbook: Frittole  Media: Frittole

Frittole is an Italian fried doughnut type of food made from dough, typically with raisins, orange peels, or lemon peel in it. They are eaten in and around the Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto regions. However it is known to be founded around the Giuliani areas of Trieste and Venice. Many variations are common, including custard and chocolate fillings. [1][2] They are fried in oil until golden brown and sprinkled with sugar. They are included in the British Museum Cookbook by Michelle Berriedale-Johnson[3] and a book about Venice from 1879.[4] A Vendita Frittole is a fritter and liquor shop. [5]

See also


  1. Beaulieu, Linda (2005). The Providence and Rhode Island Cookbook: Big Recipes from the Smallest State. Globe Pequot. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-7627-3137-4.
  2. Howell, Charles Fish (1912). Around the clock in Europe: a travel-sequence. Houghton Mifflin. p. 310.
  3. Berriedale-Johnson, Michelle (1987). British Museum Cookbook. British Museum. p. 113.
  4. Adams, William Henry Davenport (1869). The queen of the Adriatic: or, Venice past and present. T. Nelson. p. 239.
  5. Snyder, Franklyn Bliss. A book of English literature, selected and ed, Volume 1. pp. 667 & 907.
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