These morsels are served as an appetizer with pre–dinner drinks. If you are short of time, wanton wrappers (obtainable from oriental supermarkets) can be used in place of the pasta dough. These also give a lighter and crisper result. Simply seal with beaten egg and press the edges together. Deep-fry in the same way.
Sift the flour onto a pastry board and make a well in the centre. Add
Mix the ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan with the Parma ham, season to taste with salt, pepper and a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg.
Roll out the dough on a floured board until
Deep-fry the triangles until puffed up, lightly golden and crisp. Drain well on absorbent kitchen paper and serve hot, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
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