Apples Cooked in Butter

Lòps ta Spòngje

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

The apple is a fruit that transcends cultures and climates as few others do. In ancient Greek and in Sumerian, the word for apple and the word for fruit were the same. In many languages and traditions, the apple is a symbol of the fertility of the land, and the sustenance of apples, like bread, is considered life-giving.

The apple is a fundamental food in Carnia because it can be transformed and preserved as a sauce, a juice, or a flavor in a dish. In its simplest form, it is sliced