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Cucina Conversations: Pizzette Montanare (Fried Pizzette)

After school snacks for my girls growing up consisted of fruit, a tub of yogurt or crackers with their favourite spread, and occasionally sweet muffins of some sort.  On the occasion that my parents would pick them up from their early school years, they were treated to their favourite pane e olio - fresh crusty bread with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkling of salt.  When mamma had the oven going, it was pizza bianca, and if their cousins were also over, she would make what they fondly refer to as nonna’s donuts - fried pizza dough coated in sugar and cinnamon.  This was also my favourite childhood treat along with its savoury counterpart, pizzette montanare.  Now, I have to confess that I have never made these pizzette for my family until now and have been accused of depriving them of the best snack ever.   So this is the recipe I’ll be sharing with you as my contribution to our 12th edition of Cucina Conversations dedicated to 'la merenda'.  

Many would share my sentiment…