Carnival “small talk”

The Chiacchiere (“small talk“) are crisp and delicate typical sweets of the Carnival period. They have  different names depending on the region of origin: chiacchiere and lattuge in Lombardy, cenci and donzelle in Tuscany, frappe and sfrappole in Emilia and so on. These are a very crispy sweets, made by frying a simple dough and sprinkling with powdered sugar for the finishing touch. Their […]