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Ficattole fritte (Fried Ficattole)

  • Ficattole fritte (Fried dough sticks)

    Serves 4 people
    Cooking time: 75 minutes
    Calories: 800 per serving
    Expertise level: 1 out of 3

    Ingredients:
    300 g flour type 00
    30 g brewer's yeast
    water
    salt to taste
    oil for frying

    1. Flour the work surface.
    2. Dissolve the yeast in half a glass of lukewarm water and a pinch of salt. Mix in the flour and, if necessary, add more water. The dough should be quite soft.
    3. Roll the dough into a ball, place into a floured bowl and cover with a clean tea towel or cling film. Leave in a warm place to rise.
    4. When the dough has doubled in size (around an hour), roll it out to about ½ cm thick.
    5. Cut into strips and fry in hot oil.
    6. Salt the ficattole and serve hot with cold meats such as Mortadella di Prato, ham, salami, and Finocchiona.

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