Being that I’m a full continent’s worth of travel from my family there was no Easter/Passover celebration in Seattle as such. We had a nice day out, relaxed about, and I decided I’d make an obscure, unpronounceable, fried Italian cookie for dessert. Typically they come in a neat crown/ring/pretzel sort of shape. That’s unless you’re lazy. If you’re lazy then they can be any shape you like.
Cuddrireddra is the Sicilian word biscuit, and is a tasty and crispy small donut shaped cookie from the town of Delia, in the middle-ish part of Sicily. Local legends say that the cookie, which has the form of a little crown, is a tribute to the noble women of Delia who lived in the medieval fortress that still dominates the town during the war of the “Vespri Siciliani” (1282-1302). Continue reading