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Corsican doughnuts or fritters

Friteddi castagnini

I morti incù i morti / E’i vivi incù e fritelle (The dead with the dead / And the living with the doughnuts) an old Corsican saying

Corsican fritters or fritelle can be sweet and round, made of chestnut flour (farine de châtaigne) or made of wheat flour and filled with sausage (fritelli di salciccia) or Brocciu (fritelli di casgiu frescu) or with apples flavoured with the local citron (cédrat).

Other names are fritelli or friteddi.



Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Friteddi Castagnini