Frittelle con l’erba amara

Frittelle con l’erba amara, also known as Bitter Herb Fritters, is a traditional dish from the Veneto region in Italy. This dish can be found in various towns and communes in Veneto, such as Venice, Verona, and Padua. It is commonly served in local restaurants and can also be found in specialty food shops and bakeries.

One popular place to find Frittelle con l’erba amara is at Pasticceria Tonolo in Venice. This renowned pastry shop has been serving these fritters for years and is a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Another place to try this dish is at Osteria La Fontanina in Verona, where they offer a delicious version of the fritters.

To make Frittelle con l’erba amara, you will need ingredients such as bitter herbs, flour, eggs, milk, sugar, and yeast. The bitter herbs give the fritters a unique and slightly bitter flavor. The dough is prepared by mixing the ingredients together and allowing it to rise. The dough is then fried until golden brown and served hot.

Frittelle con l’erba amara has been recognized as a traditional Veneto dish with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition. This recognition ensures that the dish is made following specific traditional methods and using local ingredients. Some specifications of this recognition include using specific types of bitter herbs and adhering to traditional preparation techniques.

Sources:
– Pasticceria Tonolo: www.pasticceriatonolo.it
– Osteria La Fontanina: www.osterialafontanina.it
– PAT recognition: www.ministeroagricoltura.it