Tourteletes en Fryture is a medieval English recipe that would make a perfect dessert for your next Christmas party.
Tag: fried dough
Globi: Roman doughnuts (c. 160 BC)
Cato’s recipe only requires cheese, flour, honey, oil and poppy seeds.
If you thought deep-fried sweets like funnel cakes, elephant ears/beaver tails and doughnuts were modern inventions for the county fair, think again. Fried pastries have been around since ancient Egypt and China. The Romans ate something called scriblita, a fried pastry dough. Fried doughs were common throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe in various…