Property purchase: The three steps to buy property in Italy.

Understanding the process of buying property in Italy through an italian real estate agency.

Understanding the process of buying property in Italy through an italian real estate agency. Read more.

Restored townhouse at 6 km from the beach. Casalbordino.

Character palazzo with roman ceilings and exposed bricks for sale in Italy, near the beach.

Character townhouse of about 200 sqm with beautiful roman ceilings and exposed bricks. 175.000 €. View Property.

Traditional Italian stone house with garden in Molise.

Character property with vaulted ceilings, exposed bricks and antique furniture for sale in Italy.

Character property of 167 sqm, with vaulted ceilings, exposed bricks and antique furniture. 115.000 €. View Property.

Restored traditional town house close to the Trabocchi coast.

Character palazzo with vaulted ceilings and exposed bricks for sale in Italy, near the beach.

Traditional townhouse of about 300 sqm with gorgeous exposed bricks and vaulted ceilings. 320.000 €. View Property.

Life in Abruzzo. Events and Traditions.

This blog promotes life style in Abruzzo and Molise regions. Events, festivals, traditions and many others interesting, funny and useful tips about Abruzzo and Molise.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Archives
    Archives Contains a list of blog posts that were created previously.

Cicerchiata, the traditional cake for Carnival season.

Posted by on in Recipes from Abruzzo and Molise

Recipe of Cicerchiata

Cicerchiata, typical sweet from Abruzzo and Molise regions in Italy


INGREDIENTS
________________________________________

For four "Cicerchiata"

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 spoons of powdered sugar

  • 150-200 g of flour

  • 200 g of honey

  • 4 spoons of olive oil

  • confetti or praline to decorate

Preparation of "Cicerchiata"

Mix the eggs, the sugar, the four spoons of olive oil, the flour. Add the flour gently allowing to mix with the other ingredients. Mix until you reach a smooth and consistent dough. Leave the dough to rest for 30 minutes covering it with a tea towel.

Mix until you reach a smooth and consistent dough

After 30 minutes, make several tiny sticks with the dough.

Make several tiny sticks with the dough

Cut the sticks in small pieces the size of a bean.

Cut the sticks in small pieces

Put some oil in a fry pan and wait until the oil is very hot. Then fry the little beans made from the dough. When the fritters are ready, drain them from the oil with a perforated spoon. Put the fritters in a plate with blotting paper.

Fry the little beans made from the dough

Now put the honey in a wok and warm it up until it gets liquid. When it is warm and liquid, put the fritters into the honey and mix. All the fritters have to be completely immersed into the honey.

Put the fritters into the honey and mix

Now put the fritters into a plate and give them a shape (ring shape, pyramid, cupcake,...). Decorate with the praline or small confetti.

Wreath of fried sweet pasta dough balls slathered in hot honey and almonds
Typical Christmas or Carnival sweet in central Italy