As promised, Hotel Borgo Grondaie is going to reveal the sweet recipe for RICE FRITTERS!
In Siena the tradiotion of baking this sweet rice balls is linked to Father’s Day which is celebrated on March 19th.
These sweets are really delicious and you can eat in Campo Square where a temporary kiosk is set in February and March.
But any season is good for rice fritters!
If you want to make your own here for your our special recipe!
Cook the rice slowly for several hours adding a pinch of salt. As it cooks, it releases starch becoming very creamy. Add candied orange peel to sweeten the mixture, than mix with flour to thicken enough to hold its shape.
Form balls of the rice mixture, fry in hot olive oil and dust freely with sugar when still hot.
Source: from the Book: “ I Luoghi del Gusto a Siena ”
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See you soon and enjoy rice fritters with us!