Aubergine and Pecorino Fritters

Frittele di Melanzane

Preparation info
  • Makes about


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Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

These very Eastern-tasting fritters, made with aubergines and sultanas, flavoured with grated pecorino cheese, oregano, and nutmeg come from Sicily. Like so many Sicilian dishes and specialities, this seems a rather odd combination of ingredients which looks as if it won’t work when you see it on paper, but works extremely well on the tastebuds! All over the south of Italy, and particularly in Sicily, there are countless recipes for aubergine dishes. The vegetable was introduced to the isla