Recipe for Panzarotti (Fried Cheese-Filled Crescents)


2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup plus
3 tablespoon butter
1 salt
1 egg yolk

4 oz mozzarella
3 oz cooked ham
2 eggs
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 pinch of nutmeg
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
2 eggs, beaten
1 oil for frying


Sift the flour into a mound, make a well in the center and add the butter, cut into pieces, a pinch of salt and an egg yolk. Mix together, kneading and gradually adding sufficient water to obtain a smooth elastic dough. Shape into a ball, cover and leave to stand in a cool place for at least 1/2 hour. Roll out, folding the dough over on to itself a few times, as if making flaky pastry, then roll out into a thin sheet. Cut into circles about 3 inches in diameter. Dice the Mozzarella, cut the ham into pieces and place in a bowl with the 2 whole eggs, grated Parmesan, pinch of nutmeg and chopped parsley. Mix well, then spoon a little into the center of each circle. Brush the edges with beaten egg, fold over and press gently. Heat plenty of oil in a skillet. When hot, dip the crescents in beaten egg and then fry, a few at a time, until golden brown and puffed up. Drain well on paper towles and serve piping hot.

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