Thank you for your note and please let me know how they turn out! Deep fry at 400F. Let me know! Beat two eggs into the ricotta. Any ideas what I could be doing wrong? :), […] Frittelle from Christina’s Cucina Slow Cooker Peanut Butter Clusters from Cooking With Carlee Butterscotch Peanut Butter Marshmallow Squares from My Kitchen Love Struffoli di Mamma: Cicerchiata from She Loves Biscotti Danish Dream Cake from Adore Foods […]. :). Very moreish! now can you tell me how to make realy hard dark molasses, nut cookies that my grandfather I am curious if you have tried them with confectioners sugar on them? They’d have to be cool to use powdered sugar, but just a preference I would assume. Hi Lena, my mother and I haven’t heard of these either, but she suggested that you could try using this recipe (without any sugar) and add the orange rind and black pepper to the best of your memory. Author of My Calabria, Rosetta Costantino shares the recipe for this delicious dessert. I got the recipe here. Yes, I think they are the same as zeppole, Suzanne. I am going to try it this Christmas and share with my cousins. My mother’s family was from Sicily. I do not have the exact recipe. Every Christmas Eve morning my mom and I would make these together and I don’t have a written recipe..I do it now from memory. Our family is related to Patty who responded earlier. I think you are referring to these, right? Il composto ottenuto è una pastella che colata a mestolate su una superficie rovente come il fondo di una padella antiaderente o un apposito tegame, dà vita a una cialda sottile e morbida, molto simile a una frittella, da farcire come vuoi. :) CC. 2 White potatoes, large. What’s great about this recipe is that it makes quite a few depending on the size. Thank you for your note! Reading some of the comments and seeing Crispelli, I figure it might be close. See more ideas about italian recipes, recipes, potato donuts. She called her fried dough “goo da di das” and they were always shaped like a looped ribbon (breast cancer style) another dialect I’m sure, but i wood love to know correct spelling and orgin, Hi Linda, I think you’ll find that there are hundreds of different names for that type of fried dough. This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. You should have 8 crespelle. Spring is peak season for homegrown fava beans, peas, and artichokes. Thanks for the recipe. Retrieved from: https://christinascucina.com/2013/12/zeppole-traditional-italian-christmas.html […]. Crespelle are the relatively unknown Italian equivalent of the world-famous French crepes. Is it simply a preference issue, or is it something else? Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup water ½ cup club soda 1 tablespoon sugar Grated zest of 1 lemon ¼ teaspoon salt 2½ cups all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons melted butter vegetable oil, for frying. We would make them long and sprinkle sugar when they are still hot. New to baking! Christina. Siap makan odading numero uno? When you said in your intro that theses were known in a local dialect as torciniegli I decided I finally found the donut my great aunt used to make at Christmas! Jump to Recipe. Ingredienti per le crespelle. :). It was annoying to try to find a good recipe and see some posted by television cooks who failed to even post recipes using yeast. We’re in the middle of a deep freeze here in Canada but on the other side of the pond, in Italy, they’re gearing up for one of their biggest holidays of the year, Carnevale.To celebrate in style, I’m sharing this recipe for Sicilian Cassatelle with Ricotta.. Hi Christina, I really enjoyed reading your post. […] Christina. Whisk the egg mixture into the flour mixture until smooth. ;) Merry Christmas to you, too!! I made them twice in a week! It should be at least a couple of hours, but if it’s cold it could take longer. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and serve nice and hot. Save It Saved! So happy you found it! But they don’t add pepper to those, at least what I know and my family is from Frosinone. Good luck! Oh, my goodness! Italian crespelle recipe, a traditional Italian sweet fritter with raisins. Thanks so much for the note and I hope you find some recipes you’d like to try. Thank you for the recipe. As an ancestor of French crepes, crespelle are a typical dish from Abruzzo (in broth or in timbales) and Campania (prepared like cannelloni). The main difference is that it is made with chestnut flour rather than regular flour, giving it a hint of sweetness.The one described in the article (discovered by the chef of Osteria del Circo in New York … One type of zeppole are made from a flavored, wet bread dough, made with yeast, which is the recipe I’m sharing with you here. Lots of people copy each others’ recipes, so God only knows the recipes that are out there. Filling: Combine all the ingredients for the filling in a large bowl and set aside. Serve the grispelle warm, with honey for dipping. I just made these and they are wonderful! Much the same as a sugared doughnut and a powdered sugar covered doughnut (I prefer the normal sugar on those too)! Mint and artichokes is a marriage made in heaven I think!! Secondly, does your dough look like it does in the photos, as in super wet? Still have her old recipe in Italian. I will let you know how it goes. Absolutely..though sometimes I get impatient and buy artichokes even when they aren’t in season..not as good but better than nothing. When you say rum soaked raisins, is there a recipe you can share please? Your pastries are tradition and the recipes seem so easy, that I’d like to try them. https://christinascucina.com/2013/03/frappe-or-cioffe-bows-and-ribbons-of.html Sign up for my free subscription and my recipes will be sent to your inbox. This dish relies primarily on the toppings to make it a wonderful meal however the Crespelle itself does have a mouth watering taste and a beautiful crispy texture, it is very similar to the French Crépe. Total cooking time is about 3 minutes. Ingredients. They dip them in honey or powdered sugar. Should make about 12 crespelle’s, with maybe one or two left over for the kids to snack on. It’s completely different from my mom’s. I hope you love this recipe just as much as I do! The recipe is the same except omit sugar in dough (add chopped anchovies) and do not powder with sugar after frying. Combine the ingredients with your hand until they come together into a sticky dough, then knead in the bowl, using one hand to steady the bowl and one hand to knead, until the dough is smooth and well blended, about 5 minutes. It has not been tested for home use. Idaho® Potato Baked Breakfast Cups with Bacon. I make these every Cristmas Eve. Add 1/2 cup of parmesan and 1 1/2 cups mozzarella. WEIGHT vs. VOLUME is the issue at hand. Drop into the hot oil and continue to make more. Thank you, Lena. https://www.christinascucina.com/lidias-mushroom-and-black-olive-stuffed/. Buon Natale!!!! I am looking forward to looking at more of your recipes! For the crespelle with potatoes and borage recipe, boil the potatoes, peel, cut into pieces and mash. Recipe by Nonna's Way. Thanks for the quick response Christina. Meet the sinful Italian cousin to the doughnut: the grispelle. They are traditionally served as a first course, for Sunday lunch or any special occasion, as alternative to the classic lasagna. Though the preparation now has a certain ring of elegance to it, in the past crespelle were considered poor people's food. Excuse the sound spelling, but she called them toochaneili and used golden raisins. I need to take them to another state and want them to be good not hard and crumbles by the time I get there. a little salt (1½ tsp). Baking & Spices. Let me know if you do! Recipe for crespelle with Taleggio cheese and radicchio. Make your filling:. Place the flour, salt and sugar in a bowl; mix together and after the yeast is ready, pour the water and yeast mixture into the bowl along with the juice and peel, and mix by hand until a very sticky dough forms (if using rum-soaked raisins, add them at this time). Crespelle are the Italian equivalent of crepes. It depends mostly on the temperature of your kitchen. Once you have reached the right consistency (it will take at least 15 minutes), cover the bowl with a kitchen towel or folded tablecloth so no air is let in, leaving it for at least an hour to raise. My mom would make what we call scrapelle every Christmas Eve. The Traditional Crepe Pan Is Made Of Steel And Has Short, Sloping Sides And A Long Handle. Here’s a hint: Emma encouraged us to make them last weekend…A crespelle is an Italian version of a crêpe. If you like a less sweet sauce, cut the sugar in half. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, beat the egg with 1 tablespoon of the milk. Christina, […] Oliebollen with currants or sultanas for New Year’s; jelly or jam in sufganiyot for Hanukah; frittelle during the month of Carnivale in […], My family adds cooked mashed potato to their batter!! My dough looks the same as yours and rises well but maybe I don’t leave the yeast for long enough before adding….it doesn’t bubble or anything to let me know it is ready. They’ll be yucky for sure. Good luck, and hopefully someone might read this and has the proper recipe for you! If not, what type of oil? thanks for sharing :), That’s lovely to hear! 1 sifter flour (about 6½c) Your recipe is much closer to what I remember, so I am thrilled to have found it. Fill and serve the crespelle as soon as possible, while fresh and warm. Whisk the eggs with flour and a pinch of salt, making sure you whisk out any lumps. Let me ask my mother as maybe she has some better insight. 3 Eggs, large. I hope you can recreate your Dad’s recipe, as that would be lovely. I am going to try this one next attempt. My mother used to make them and she would add the pine nuts also. Although very similar to crepes, crespelle are often baked in the oven with other ingredients. Never heard of them being made with potatoes! Of all the regions of Italy, Calabria may well claim the diet richest in vegetables. Go ahead and try making your own crespelle … It might surprise people to learn that Calabrians eat sweet potatoes, a vegetable rarely associated with the Italian table. Place the oil into a deep pan (I used a wok) and heat to a medium high temperature. So sorry about your Dad, Patricia. I don’t use citrus zest or raisins. Hi Lisa, the reason there is no time specified is because the answer is “it depends”. Enjoy! It works! Hi. You can definitely make them on your own, but it will require an awful lot of hand-washing! 2 cups of flour weigh approximately 10 oz, however, it’s not as precise as weighing the flour which will give you better results. Check out the random measurements. For the bechamel filling: 200gr. We did not put suguar or lemon in dough. 1/4 tsp salt. Would love to send you a photo, the finished product looks identical to yours, only very chewy texture, they get eaten regardless! May 7, 2019 - Explore Vicki Parks's board "Crespelle Recipe" on Pinterest. CC. Confetti (tiny candy dots, optional) Put flour on a pastry board, make a wide well in the center of it; mix baking powder, eggs, and egg yolks into flour. I have no recipe for it. Article by Lois Casson. Hi Kathleen, I think this recipe has many different versions across Italy (as well as different names). Wow, that’s a neat idea! The Temporary Vegetarian is talking about them in The New York Times today. Homemade manicotti…so light and airy when made my mother’s way….with crepes or “crespelle” as known in Italy. Help spread the word. Crespelle means "crepe," and the thin pasta dough and filling in this dish are similar in spirit to that traditional Italian preparation. Other cooks shape the dough into rings before frying, in which case the fritters are called cuddurieddi. In a non-stick pan large enough for crepes, melt some butter and make 8 If you have a cup of lead and a cup of feathers, they have the same volume, but NOT the same weight. We lost him 4 years ago, and my niece has tried to carry on the tradition (although I didn’t get to try her version). Thank you Christina for the yummy recipe! You can eat them as an appetizer straight from the fryer. Print This makes me so happy to see! In the afternoon, while her six children were out playing and not underfoot, she would fry the grispelle in a pot in the wood-burning fireplace. This recipe should yield about 20 crespelle. 4 servings: For the crespelle 2 cups flour 2 cups milk 2 eggs butter. whole milk, 150 gr. She would also add pignoli to the dough which I love because it gives the zeppole a nice texture when you bite into it! After dough rests for about 2 hours, divide dough into 16 pieces. flour, 2 large eggs, 1 pinch salt and sugar, vegetable oil as needed. :) Thanks for the comment! Dec 5, 2018 - Explore Bolling Sherry's board "Crespelle Recipe" on Pinterest. You can substitute russet potatoes for the sweet potatoes in this recipe, although you will probably need a little less flour, as the russet potatoes are drier. Put the yeast in the water and set aside for 5 minutes. I have not made them since my mom passed away 3 yrs ago. Directions: Put the sweet potatoes whole in a large pot that will hold them comfortably. Produce. Thanks! I handful sugar (½c) :). For filling: in a large bowl add Calabro Whole Milk Ricotta, parmigiano, and fresh parsley. I still prepare the baccala (my dear dad is 87 & just loves it) and my 18 year old son helps with the smelts & the calamari…but I haven’t tried tackling the zeppole yet…now you have given me reason to try this next year! I’ve heard of sfingi! Our soups celebrate vegetables, from the silky red onion soup of Tropea to the rustic green bean and tomato minestra, or thick soup, that my mother makes when my father hauls in armloads of beans. I followed it exactly but I had to guess when to add the juice and zest. We make zeppole with salted cod. Taste was there, flavor excellent a little heavy and yielded 16. In some homes, they are called vecchiarelle—little old ladies—because their wrinkled surface resembles the skin of an old woman. What’s great about this recipe is that it makes quite a few depending on the size. EatSmarter has over 80,000 healthy & delicious recipes online. I bet you can’t wait for artichoke season! Depends on a lot of factors but probably about 2 hours at least unless it’s really hot. Virginia, my mom makes what we call “church-i-neel”. Goodness, I don’t ever measure, Loreta! So cool that your grandmother called them the same as we do! I will definitely try your recipe. Just a few potatoes and black pepper!! Sweet potatoes with orange flesh—Garnet and Jewel types, for example—are too moist. xx, Your email address will not be published. Re;Fritellas [my family name for them Pittells] My Mother always made lots and lots on Christmas Eve, everyone loved them,I still do them on Christmas morning, we have open house and all my English friends come round to eat them, mine look exactly the same as yours but I always use an egg. No measuring necessary! :), Hope you try the sweet version sometime, too! Sauce: That’s what we called them as kids…my great grandma, Chiara Rotundo, made these and fried dough (“fritte”) every Christmas Eve, along with baccala cooked in tomato sauce served on perciatelli, tons of fried smelt and calamari and fried baccala, too. They are so light and easy to make that you'll want to eat them every morning! 1 Tbsp sugar. This is the dough my mother used as I now do. Thanks again for the inspiration! My mom made this dough exactly as you describe (I know that you and she are from the same area of Italy which explains it). Trust me, I feel your frustration every day that I am on the internet. In a medium bowl, blend the ricotta with the chopped parsley and 1/3 cup of the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. ❤. Only see them in Italy. I would go over and help my mom with my daughter as I got older. Hi Ingrid! Dip the frittelle into the sugar and cover completely. I hope the names and traditions don’t die…they are so wonderful! How many cups of raisins do I use? Add more vegetable oil if necessary to keep the level at ½ inch (12 millimeters). Goodness, I’m tired of what they are doing to all of our food products! © 2010 Rosetta Costantino and Janet Fletcher. Selain itu teksturnya ringan bukan main sehingga kamu bisa makan banyak, hehehe. You may be able to freeze the dough? For the sauce, heat the oil over a moderate heat and add the onion and chilli. Oh my goodness! One of the goals I have on my site is to try to avoid the end of authentic Italian cuisine in the US and beyond. 1 pkg yeast (1½ tbsp) https://www.visittuscany.com/en/recipes/crespelle-alla-fiorentina-recipe Drain, chill in ice water, lightly squeeze and blend with 4 tablespoons of oil; set aside 3-4 tablespoons; mix the rest with the mashed potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Now, often assisted by her mother, Maria, she shares the techniques and tastes of the traditional Calabrian kitchen in her popular cooking classes. So yummy. Lay the 8 crespelle on a work surface. HELLO, My grandmother made a zeppole or fried bread that was SAVORY and eaten during the meal…..it had lots of BLACK PEPPER, I think orange rind….jt was not meant for dessert or powdered sugar…..but I can’t find a recipe or anyone who has heard of this ….if anyone has information, please help. I’m guessing on the spelling- spinghi, pronounced like speengee. She was from Calabria, and she didn’t use raisins, and not sure of the orange or lemon, but once I share with my cousins, it might all ring a bell. Love them warm and sugary with a cup of strong coffee. oh how good they were. Thanks for letting us know, Raishah! This brings back so many great memories of Christmas Eve with mom and dad who both came to America from the area around Naples, Italy. 408. When she isn't in the kitchen, she loves to travel, near and far, as long as good food is involved. Zeppole calabresi are divine savory fried donuts on high demand in our household! Nutrition Data’s patent-pending Estimated Glycemic Load™ (eGL) is available for every food in the database as well as for custom foods, meals, and recipes in your Pantry. Hi Laura! (2013, December 23). Make the crespelle: In a medium bowl, whisk the flour with the salt. Cover with 1 inch (2½ centimeters) of cold water. (Btw, my Nonna’s nickname was “Chiarina”! Place on a serving plate. Refrigerated. Most Calabrian pasta dishes—at least those served on weekdays, not Sundays—showcase a single seasonal vegetable, whether it’s eggplant in summer or artichokes in spring. Using a ricer or a food mill fitted with the medium blade, pass the sweet potatoes into a large bowl. My children, and grandchidren call them Italian doughnuts. To begin, prepare the crespelle batter. We made them for Easter and in the spring but not for Christmas. Oh wow, that is very different! After draining on paper I roll them in granulated sugar. Oh my. 1355 shares. Thank you, I’m glad you found my recipe! Calabrians make these deep-fried yeasted doughnuts primarily at Christmas time. A special treat for holidays. https://www.christinascucina.com/frappe-or-cioffe-bows-and-ribbons-of/. Yes, there are SO many different names for all these recipes, even villages a short distance apart will have different names, but one thing is: they are all delicious! If from Naples we call them Roccoco, not sure of spelling. super easy to make and I just adore the orange flavor. Italian crepes recipe for crespelle with mushrooms and cheese bechamel filling. Cover the bowl with cling film and place in the fridge for approximately 1 … Heat a 9-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Raisin Balls! We called them fried dough ! These look delicious. I never measure either but it’s a gamble with me though I am getting better at eyeballing it. Enjoy! I have been looking for this since my Italian Nona went to heaven! A botrytised passito from Fiano grapes, the wine has a honeyed concentration and an almond scent. I love frittelle, they are similar to zepole I think. Did you try google? Very cool! Cook with a lid on for 3 mins, stirring occasionally, then reduce the heat. That recipe was awful, and that makes me even more excited to try yours. Let me know how these turn out! I’m 1st generation- my dad Abbruzzese and my mom Calabrese. Born and raised in the town of Verbicaro in Calabria, Italy, Rosetta Costantino moved to California with her parents at age 14. Everything was impeccably decorated and there were pastries like frittelle and rum babas like I just had in Naples the month before! For dessert, they are typically dusted with sugar or cinnamon sugar or served with honey for dipping. Clean the borage and blanch it in salted boiling water for 1 minute. Ohhh! Yes! Thx. Chrtmas Day tradition is to toast them in the oven and eat while opening Christmas gifts! Once you can easily stick a fork through them, drain the water and peel the potatoes. This zeppole recipe uses the traditional Calabrian method, taught to us by Nonna Maria. They are best eaten the day they are made or can be wrapped properly in airtight food safe containers and frozen then reheated in the oven when needed. Your email address will not be published. I will have figure out a way to make them myself. CC. I’ve never had mint and artichokes together before. Cook until crespelle edges start … Our family tradition for frittelle was a savory dough filled with anchovies (1 small can). I’ve never seen a recipe that my mom (and I) use for artichokes…have no idea where she got it. Merry Christmas! :). 1 shot brandy or rum (omit if making savory crespelle) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Repeat the sequence, stacking up the finished crespelle on the platter, until all the batter is used up. My Grandmother used to make these when we gathered for the holidays, and unfortunately, we never wrote down the recipe. I am very happy to have found your site, Thank you, Hi Angelina, I’m happy you found my site, too! Pour in 1/4 cup of the crespelle batter and tilt the skillet to distribute the batter. When the mix makes a sizzling sound, reduce the heat and gradually pour in the milk until fully absorbed. Cut dough into 4 pieces. The crespelle, which are italian crepes, add a lighter fluffy texture to the lasagna, so I go lighter on the cheese than you would with traditional lasagna. Depends on how many you like in the doughnuts, maybe about 3/4 cup and then just pour rum over them and leave overnight. They are also called frittelle (Italian […]. If there are any left I only use mint with artichokes and with minestra…not the same without them! Manicotti remains a dish reserved for … We always called them “crescpelle” (or something). They’re from Frosinone region. Thanks! 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Hi Pippa, sorry to hear that the dough is tough. A special selection of Italian American Recipes, Italian Cookies , and Pastry plus Pasta Sauces and more! You can easily make these into a main by serving with a fresh green salad on the side. 3/4 tsp dried yeast. She also made pizzelles and cioffe or bow-ties but I’d love the recipe for ginettes. The toppings are endless – like the classic Nutella and fruit or cheese and honey – so get creative and find your favorites! Put the potatoes through a ricer, season: Leave the cooked potatoes to cool a little, then peel them … For the crespelle: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups milk 4 eggs 1 tsp. Let me know, CC. 8 oz water, lukewarm temperature. I’ve been looking for the recipe. Then, allow the mix to boil for one full minute for the flour to cook - mix constantly preventing it from boiling over. Roll crespelle like a tortilla, place seam side down in a soup bowl, and ladle broth over crespelle. so true! 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