How does the word sfoglia (sfogliatelle?) become.....

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How does the word sfoglia (sfogliatelle?) become.....

Postby gaeber » 15 Oct 2015, 04:03

My only reference for this word is sfogliatelle. Love them! So when I see on a genealogy website "Sfoglia i Registry" I can't figure out how or why it's used in that instance.

Unless of course it means that if I register I will get free pastry. :D

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Re: How does the word sfoglia (sfogliatelle?) become.....

Postby liviomoreno » 15 Oct 2015, 08:23

A sfogliatella is made out of puff pastry, also called in Italian "millefoglie" (1000 sheets) becauese it consists in many thin layers (fogli)
A register is composed of many pages/sheets = fogli, and "sfogliare il registro" means go thru the register's sheets (browse the register).

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Re: How does the word sfoglia (sfogliatelle?) become.....

Postby gaeber » 15 Oct 2015, 15:18

WOW, that actually makes sense. Thank you.


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