Friggitoria

The friggitoria ("fryer" in Italian, plural friggitorie) is a shop that sells fried foods. They are found throughout Italy.[1]

A friggitoria in Genova which has been open since 1942.

Friggitorie are common in Naples, especially in the historic center, where you can buy fried foods including pastacresciute (savory zeppole), scagliozzi (fried polenta) and sciurilli (fried zucchini blossoms), fried eggplant and Crocchè (potato fritters).[2][3].

Outside of Naples, the friggitorie are also widespread in other areas. In Liguria, these shops were formerly common in the Sottoripa area in front of the port of Genoa, though a few still remain[4][5] and in Palermo, where friggatore, sometimes street vendors, prepare dishes like panelle[6].

Foods commonly sold at friggatorieEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "friggitorìa in Vocabolario". treccani.it (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Friggitorie di Napoli". Agrodolce (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Napoli da gustare: le migliori friggitorie in città". grandenapoli.it (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Genova: le migliori friggitorie". Dissapore (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Antica Friggitoria Carega, cuore croccante di Genova". StoriEnogastronomiche.it (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Pane e panelle". Agrodolce (in Italian). Retrieved 24 May 2018.