Struffoli Tradizionali 400g

15.90 

Typical dessert of the Neapolitan and southern tradition. Composed of hand-made balls of fresh pasta fried in oil, covered with honey and decorated with pieces of citron, candied fruit and sugared almonds.

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The origin of struffoli seems to date back to the Greeks, in fact in Greek cuisine there is still a similar preparation, the loukoumades (delicatessen). The name of the “struffolo”, i.e. of the single ball that makes up the dessert, would derive from the Greek “strongoulos” or “stroggulos” which means “rounded in shape”. Furthermore, the real struffolo has a small size, because in this way the surface of the dough that comes into contact with the honey increases and the flavor gains. This only happens if you make small balls of dough.

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