Italian Christmas sweets…

Christmas treatsTime for some Italian Christmas treats… these poco zeppole {zippoli} are flavoured with citrus zest and Boronia Marsala {yes, the bottle with the little horse and cart on the label for those in the know}.

This small, bite-size version of the dumplings is very light {making them dangerously moreish!}

We always ate them on Christmas Eve at my Italian grandparents’ house after another Italian tradition, the fish dinner the night before Christmas.

 

 

* Recipe on p.338 of Mezza Italiana

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4 responses to “Italian Christmas sweets…

  1. Yum they look good. Do they have potato in them? If so we call them pettole in Puglia. Ciao, Cristina

  2. Linet Culbert

    You mean frittole……..not dumplings…..

    Sent from my iPad

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