101RECIPES: Carnival chatter with coffee taste

They are called either Chiacchiere, Frappe, Bugie, Cenci, Galani … depending upon the region, delicious pastries for Carnival, according to the original Italian recipe, to taste in coffee version!


  • 300 g of flour 00
  • 100 g of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 50 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup of Napoletano coffee
  • half vanilla berry seeds
  • a pinch of salt
  • seed oil, as required
  • powdered sugar, as required

How to proceed

  1. Put sifted flour on the pastry board.
  2. Make a hollow in the center and pour sugar, eggs, oil, Napoletano coffee and salt.
  3. Knead until everything is well incorporated.
  4. Form a dough, wrap it in a cloth or in food foil and store in the refrigerator for at least half an hour.
  5. Roll out the dough into a very thin puff pastry, cut out Carnival chatter in rectangles or with special cookie molds.
  6. Fry them in seed oil, drip them on absorbent paper.
  7. Sprinkle with icing sugar or with topping by “Le Sfiziosità®” range

Let us know how they are!