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fried dough balls with honey

The Neapolitan version of a Christmas or carnival sweet known all over south and central Italy, and known by many names: they're like American 'doughnut holes' or Greek loukoumades. Struffoli are usually covered in honey with candied orange and coloured sprinkles.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Melissa Delzio