They are located in Campania, Abruzzo and even in Palermo, where they cook with some small but substantial variation. Tradition has it that struffoli be prepared during the holiday season. For those who still had never heard of struffoli, suffice to say that they are small balls of sweet dough, fried and then dipped in honey and decorated with colored sprinkles and candied fruit
Cannoli Siciliani recipe : #Sicilian #Cannoli best #recipe According to legend, the birth of cannoli would take place in Caltanissetta, "Kalt El Nissa" phrase which in Arabic means "Castle of women", at that time home to numerous harem Saracen emirs. The cannolo would therefore have ancient origins, although it has undergone several transformations over the centuries, and its ancestor may have been a cake shaped like a banana, stuffed with ricotta, almonds and honey
Using natural dyes from nature, of course: For yellows ~ Coreopsis, Goldenrod, Onion skins, Dandelions. For greens ~ Lily of the Valley, Queen Anne's Lace, Rhododendron, Spinach, Nettles. For purples or lavenders ~ Blackberries, Elderberries, Mulberries For reds ~ Hibiscus, Sumac. For pinks ~ Strawberries, Cherries, Roses. For browns ~ Acorns, Marigold. Build a fire under dye kettle in last photo and boil away!