Giudia artichokes

carciofi alla giudia
                        Giudia artichoke

The Giudia artichokes are a dish of the Roman-Jewish culinary tradition, handed down for generations up to the present times.

Ingredients

  1. Artichokes of Montelupone
  2. extra virgin olive oil;
  3. salt;
  4. pepper.

Preparation time

30 minutes

Difficulty

Medium

Method

After removing the external leaves and cleaning the stem (left 5 centimeters long), slightly widen the leaves of the artichoke and dip the same upside down in a pot with hot extra virgin olive oil until it becomes golden and crisp. Drain and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Conservation

In the fridge two days.

Tips

If you love the crunchiness of the leaves, you can fry the brim of the artichoke a second time for a few minutes.