Grostoli, also known as Crostoli, is a traditional Italian pastry that is popular in the Trento region. It is a deep-fried sweet treat that is often enjoyed during special occasions and festivals. Grostoli can be found in various towns and communes of Trento, including Trento itself, Rovereto, Riva del Garda, and Arco.

In Trento, you can find Grostoli at local bakeries such as Panificio Bertoldi and Panificio Dolce Vita. These shops offer freshly made Grostoli that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. In Rovereto, you can visit Pasticceria De Rossi or Pasticceria Gazzoli for a taste of this delicious pastry. Riva del Garda is home to Pasticceria Andreatta, where you can find Grostoli along with other traditional Italian pastries. Lastly, in Arco, Pasticceria Caffetteria Dolce Vita is a great place to try this regional delicacy.

One popular recipe for Grostoli includes mixing flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and lemon zest to form a dough. The dough is then rolled out and cut into strips or various shapes before being deep-fried until golden brown. Once fried, the Grostoli can be dusted with powdered sugar for an extra touch of sweetness.

Grostoli has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which aims to protect and promote traditional Italian food products. The specifications for Grostoli include using specific ingredients such as flour, eggs, sugar, butter, and lemon zest. The dough should be rolled out thinly and deep-fried until crispy. The final product should have a golden color and a delicate texture.

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