mystery pastry from Foggia Province

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mystery pastry from Foggia Province

Postby CowryShells » 24 Aug 2010, 03:39

Hi!

My uncle has fond memories of the cuisine at the home of his grandparents, around the 1930s, who were from San Marco in Lamis. I wonder if you can help identify the pastry he described that was made for dessert on holidays:

The pastries were about 3 inches in diameter with 1 inch raised walls that were very thin in circles. (Another time he described it as "walls with fins".) Over this they poured a sweet sauce, mustagot sauce. The pastry was called navala.

The terms are misspelled, but I'd appreciate you letting me know if something comes to mind. Thank you!
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Re: mystery pastry from Foggia Province

Postby suanj » 24 Aug 2010, 04:54

Hi, the pastries, are the "nèvole"
also called "cartellate"
(I am born in Apulia, no far from San Marco in Lamis and my mum called it "nèvole")
http://www.alimentipedia.it/Ricette_Ita ... llate.html

the pastries with mustagot ( mostocotto) and honey are made for the Christmas ...especially...
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Re: mystery pastry from Foggia Province

Postby CowryShells » 24 Aug 2010, 10:43

Thank you so much, suanj! This is wonderful news! Our mystery is solved.
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