Deep-fried artichoke wedges

Frittura di carciofi

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as an aperitivo
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pomegranates & Artichokes: Recipes and memories of a journey from Iran to Italy

By Saghar Setareh

Published 2023

  • About

As often mentioned in this chapter, the origin of several beloved Italian dishes lies in Jewish culinary traditions. These recipes were born not only out of observing the rules of kashrut (being kosher), but also the discrimination Jewish people faced as outcasts in a Christian society that limited their access to ingredients and forced them to use those that were considered ‘low’ (as explained in the aubergine parmigiana recipe). Not everyone knows