Manfrigoli

Manfrigoli is a traditional dessert from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It is a sweet treat that is typically enjoyed during special occasions or festivals. Manfrigoli can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Ravenna.

In Bologna, you can find Manfrigoli at Pasticceria Gamberini, a renowned pastry shop that has been serving delicious desserts since 1907. They offer a wide range of traditional Italian sweets, including Manfrigoli.

In Modena, you can visit Pasticceria Gollini, a family-owned bakery that has been operating since 1932. They are known for their high-quality pastries and cakes, including Manfrigoli.

Ravenna is another town where you can find Manfrigoli. Pasticceria Brusa is a popular pastry shop that has been delighting locals and tourists with their delectable desserts since 1956. They also offer Manfrigoli, which is a must-try when visiting Ravenna.

Manfrigoli is made with simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, sugar, and lemon zest. The dough is rolled out and cut into small diamond shapes, which are then deep-fried until golden brown. Once fried, the Manfrigoli are dusted with powdered sugar and served.

Manfrigoli has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that are deeply rooted in the local culture and made using traditional methods. The specifications for Manfrigoli include:

– The use of high-quality ingredients, such as locally sourced eggs and flour.
– The traditional method of deep-frying the dough.
– The characteristic diamond shape of the Manfrigoli.

Sources:
– “Manfrigoli: la ricetta originale” – www.giallozafferano.it
– “Manfrigoli: la tradizione dolciaria di Bologna” – www.bolognatoday.it