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Fried pumpkin flowers (Fiori di zucca fritti)

ingredients (4 people)

pumpkin flowers: 8
provatura (mozzarella): 100 grams
ham: 50 grams
anchovies: 50 grams
olive oil
brewer's yeast


Remove pistils from pumkin flowers, wash them and fill them with a piece of cheese or ham or anchovies.

Them dip them into a big bowl where a strechy batter has been already prepared (flour, water, salt, brewer's yeast).

Then raise the flowers carefully with a spoon and fry them in boiling oil, let them dry up in the napkin and bring them immediately to the table or keep them warm in the oven.

Provatura is a tipical Latium cheese more solid them mozzarella.

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