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March 19, 2005 2:27 PM   Subscribe

Fried Doughs from Around the World.
posted by Espoo2 (18 comments total)

 
It gives me hope that all mankind can get together behind the idea of fried dough.

And I always knew these as zeppole, and I never met anyone who could resist them. Nice find, Espoo2.
posted by jonmc at 2:29 PM on March 19, 2005


And somewhere, a cop is giggling uncontrollably. You say donut, I say koeksisters, you say donut, I say beignet (not just France, New Orleans too).

This is pretty cool!
posted by fenriq at 2:31 PM on March 19, 2005


D'oh!

mmmm. dough...

/homer
posted by wendell at 2:35 PM on March 19, 2005


Azul De Pepsi
???? Pepsi
Azzurro Della Pepsi-cola
?p?e PEPSI
Pepsi Blau
Bleu De Pepsi-cola
Het Blauw van pepsi
posted by 2sheets at 2:42 PM on March 19, 2005


Excellent! This is probably the second best thing in the world, right behind fried pork fat.
posted by casu marzu at 2:47 PM on March 19, 2005


I went straight to lángos and just lingered there. I think I'm going to fry some dough tonight.
posted by Wolfdog at 2:48 PM on March 19, 2005


Weird. Are they selling the same dough for all of these?
posted by nebulawindphone at 3:15 PM on March 19, 2005


They left out a complete category of things like onion rings and popcorn shrimp. These often seem to be mainly fried dough with a little bit of onion or shrimp added for flavor.

It is hard to find info about specific products, but I did turn up Tampa Maid Gourmet Popcorn Shrimp:
Lighter coating at approximately 42%
I wonder what the figures are for non-gourmet shrimp with a heaver coating.
posted by MonkeySaltedNuts at 3:38 PM on March 19, 2005


Churros from Peru filled with carmel

Oh man.
posted by kenko at 4:04 PM on March 19, 2005


What, no beavertails!?
posted by Robot Johnny at 5:50 PM on March 19, 2005


Klejner/Denmark
posted by MotherTucker at 5:59 PM on March 19, 2005


*BURP*
posted by 40 Watt at 8:18 PM on March 19, 2005


no elephant ears either?

they're all delish tho : >
posted by amberglow at 8:25 PM on March 19, 2005


Missing from this list: pisang goreng (deep fried banana in batter) from Indonesia. Made from cooking bananas, such as pisang tanduk: bigger, less sweet, less mushy.
posted by prolific at 5:03 AM on March 20, 2005


Swedish munkar, thouh I perefer the ones filled witgh apples, äppelmunkar a.k.a Berliner-munkar.
posted by dabitch at 6:46 AM on March 20, 2005


excellent.
posted by lazymonster at 8:50 AM on March 20, 2005


MonkeySaltedNuts - 'onion rings..These often seem to be mainly fried dough with a little bit of onion'

This is often the case, though I have to agree with UK Trading Standards:
'The term ‘Onion Rings’ (which implies a product made from natural onion rings) cannot be used to describe a product made from chopped onion and potato.'

Link to Blackpool Council website, where they obviously take their onion rings seriously. Only applies to restuarants and take-aways.

'Failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence. The maximum penalty on conviction is a fine of £5,000, or £20,000 for certain offences of misleading consumers.'

A fitting punishment for sub-standard onion ring peddlers! ˆ..˜

The onion rings I like are made from a ring cut from a large onion, dipped in batter and fried. Preferably chip shop batter and beef dripping. Scrum-diddly-umcious!
posted by asok at 10:08 AM on March 20, 2005


this website must be forever blocked from my girlfriend's browser, or we'll start traveling the damned globe on a damn fool's quest to eat each and every one in its originating country.
posted by Busithoth at 4:06 PM on March 20, 2005


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