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The fried rice, a traditional Tuscan specialities

Preparation, advice and unfamiliar ingredients to customize a typical Carnival

Rice fritters or pancakes St. Joseph are a real must Tuscan sweets include Carnival. There are traces of this Goody since the 15th century, when they were mentioned in a cookbook by Martino de ' Rossi. The Cook said that eat them in quantity was an expression of devotion to St. Joseph.


Some simple ingredients to prepare rice fritters

To prepare the pancakes of rice for 4 people, just have some simple ingredient, the better of course if toscano, like flour.


What is it for?

  • Lemon zest
  • Salt
  • 0.8 l milk
  • 200 g rice
  • 30 g butter
  • 30 g sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 80 g flour 00, or on our website IT'S TUSCANY
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cl of Rum or a Tuscan liqueur of our producers
  • Lemon zest
  • peanut oil
  • Caster sugar


The preparation and the right advice for customize your pancakes!

Are you wondering how to proceed? Let's see it now!

Simple recipe, a bit long in the preparation, but unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the charm of one of the most popular events in Tuscany and spend time with family, grandparents and children and among friends.

The first thing to do is Add the rice to the pot in which it was put to boil just before the milk, along with a handful of lemon zest and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Once the rice has absorbed the liquid, Add butter and sugar before covering for a few hours the Bowl where you put everything.

Ending the wait just stir the mixture, Add some rum, or alternatively some Tuscan liqueur cl to customize the recipe, along with flour, yeast and egg.

After an hour in which this new mixture was allowed to stand, simply take a teaspoon of dough at a time and lay it on the boiling oil, waiting for the creation of a beautiful golden pancake is ready to be eaten hot.


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You are a true toscano? Choose the flour and a Tuscan liqueur to give a twist to your pancakes! What advances will already be in your home for the next recipe and a special tasting with whoever you want!

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