Corn Fritters

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Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

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Fritter, the word, derives from French friture (something deep-fried) by an obvious process of phonological devolution. But on the western shores of the Atlantic, almost anything deep-fried, especially in a batter, is most likely a descendant of African cookery. From Brazil (Acarajes) to Martinique (acras) to Charleston (hush puppies), fritters are a link to West African foodways that have been adapted to New World conditions. And the major a