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paper cone filled with fried delights


One of the classics of Naples...a greaseproof paper cone, or cuoppo filled with fresh fried whitebait, prawns, calamari etc, served with a slice of lemon and two long skewers for eating without getting your hands to greasy. The bones can be awkward, so some places offer no bone versions.

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Although seafood is the best know, a cuoppo can also have chicken, or innards, or vegetables, or even sweet long as everything is deep fried.

In July, Saviano holds a Sagra di Cuoppo where you can try just about anything.

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Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Images by Francesca S, Naples Food