Pane e panelle – Bread and pancakes

Pane e panelle – Bread and pancakes – Dedda71 CC BY 3.0


  • chickpea flour
  • sesame seeds
  • salt,
  • pepper,
  • lemon

How to make Pane e panelle – Bread and pancakes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Panella is a fritter made of chickpea flour, typical street food of Sicilian cuisine.
They are served mainly in the middle of Mafalde – forms of the bread of about 200 grams with a crust covered with sesame seeds (in Palermo said “Cimino, gigiolena or giuggiulena”). They are often eaten together with “crocchè” (from French “croquette,” potato croquettes) or with other specialties fried in batter and seasoned at pleasure with salt, pepper, and lemon.
Panelle represents Palermo’s characteristic snack: they can be bought in many places of the city, particularly in the “friggitorie,” also street vendors, present in the streets of Palermo.

Regional Recipe from Sicily

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