Add the water, butter, sugar and salt to a pot and bring to a boil
Add the flour and mix with a wooden spoon and cook for 2 minutes
Transfer the dough into a mixer and mix using a paddle attachment
As the dough mixes add the eggs one at a time
Add both the Grana Padano DOP and Asiago DOP cheeses
In a separate pan bring frying oil to a temperature of 180°C or 350 °F
Carefully spoon the mixture into the oil and fry for 5-6 minutes until golden and cooked through
Top generously with grated Grana Padano DOP and cracked pepper.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.