The most characteristic recipes of Elba
The best known and appreciated recipes from Elba are described in the following pages: Stockfish alla riese, Sburrita, Gurguglione, Schiacciunta and Frangette.
Prepaparion of Elba Frangette: Mix the flour well with the eggs, sugar and muscat. Working long is very important
Gurguglione al Elbana, the peppers must be cleaned from the stem and cut into 4 parts, the aubergines and courgettes cut into large pieces
Preparation of the Sburrita di cod: cut the cod into the right thickness. Put a saucepan with cold water, one or two chillies on the fire
Stockfish Riese In an earthenware casserole two glasses of oil, garlic, onion, parsley and chilli, then the stockfish
The recipe of Schiacciunta: beat eggs, sugar and lard, yeast and lemon zest; knead with your hands.
Schiaccia briaca from the Island of Elba a very special dessert, almost dry pasta, slightly leavened, without eggs and with pine nuts, raisins, dried fruit.