Fiadone (dumplings with mixed cheese and eggs filling)


  • Ingredients for 12/15 fiadoni
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  • Dough:
  • n°4 Eggs
  • 1 kg Multipurpose flour
  • 100 ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 100 ml Dry white wine
  • A pinch of salt
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  • Filling:
  • 0,5 g Pure saffron threads
  • n°4 Whole eggs
  • 100 g Pecorino cheese
  • 150 g Caciotta cheese
  • 150 g Parmesan cheese
  • A pinch of salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 40 ml Full fat milk
  • *Try to find different kind of cheese for age and texture
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  • Decoration:
  • n°2 Egg yolks

Knead the dough and let it rest for at least 1 hour in a protected place

Steep the saffron threads into tepid milk for at least 2 hours, cover the bowl with food wrapping

In a bowl, whisk together the whole eggs with salt and pepper

Add your mix of grated cheese, the saffron threads and their milk.

Combine together all these ingredients until your mix gets a smooth consistency

Roll out your dough to a 3 mm thick sheet

Cut disks of 10-12 cm diameter

Put a spoonful of filling in the center of your disk (your wrapping)

Then fold over, pinch and pleat the edges to enclose the filling creating a half moon shape.

You want to seal your wrapping to avoid the filling to spill out while cooking

Grease your baking tray rubbing some extra virgin olive oil on the all tray

Place your half moon dumplings on the baking tray

Whisk the 2 egg yolks

Brush the top of the wrappings with the egg yolks that was beaten

Bake in the oven for 30 min at 190° C

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