Frying is not all the same, so here is the ultimate guide to perfect frying. Fish, meat, carnival fritters or soft pizza, to avoid making classic mistakes (and let's not talk about oil)
Frying is an art, not at all easy to burn and which requires attention and a meticulous choice of ingredients. Because fried food means party, it is rarely eaten and therefore it is a special occasion, which must be celebrated with the right crunchiness.
Chapters of cookbooks have been written on the method for frying well: temperature of the ingredients (cold), size (small), choice of oil (peanut), of the pan (read our article, here) … the literature is now very wide . But little is said about breading and the choice of dough – the real secret to perfect frying.
Flour is the secret ingredient, because contrary to popular belief, not all flours are suitable for frying. The perfect flour is the one specially designed for cooking in boiling oil. That's why you should always keep at home, ready for any eventuality, a flour suitable for obtaining a dry and crunchy fried food. The Flour for Frying Le Farine Magiche has been designed for cooking in boiling oil, it releases less odors and makes the fried food beautiful, puffy, crunchy and golden. The fried food is dry, with an appreciated aroma and flavor due to the presence of sourdough and wheat germ.
There is not only one flour
There is no "perfect flour" however, a wide range of specific flours suitable for use with fish or desserts are now available on the market, for a rustic and fragrant result such as wholemeal or for a very puffy Japanese tempura. They are perfectly balanced, designed and calibrated to help you get the dish you have in mind. In other words, to achieve the only desired result: a dry fried, not soaked in oil, crunchy, golden, light and digestible.
For a wholemeal frying
Wholemeal flour gives a lighter fry than normal flour, puffy, crunchy, golden and tasty. It is ideal for all types of vegetables, fish, fruit or balls of grown pasta, but you need the right balance between starches: Flour for Wholemeal Frying of Le Farine Magiche has the right balance between rice and starches to absorb little oil, for a lighter fried than normal flour. In addition, the wheat fiber and wheat germ envelop the fried food for optimal browning.
For the fish, with rice starch
The slightly refined type 1 flour gives an extra touch of flavor to your fried fish, while the rice semolina gives maximum crunchiness and adherence to the fish being cooked. There Flour for fried fish de Le Farine Magiche is ideal for breading and frying squid rings, anchovies, shrimps and also for fried fish in the oven. Only with the best 100% natural raw materials.
For the Japanese tempura
It has become very famous all over the world for its lightness and often the technique used in the East is also used by great chefs to fry Italian recipes and ingredients. But how to do it? With a mix of type 1 soft wheat flour, wheat starch, re-milled durum wheat semolina, rice flour, the right amount of yeast, spices and aromas and a pinch of turmeric … Flour for Tempura Le Farine Magiche is the only product on the market designed specifically for home use, guaranteed by experience and strict control over the origin of the raw materials. To batter and fry zucchini, aubergines, carrots, green beans, shrimp, squid, cuttlefish, cod, cod and perch as in the restaurant …
For the mixture of desserts, not very refined
Unrefined flour, expertly dried, with sourdough refreshed with Sicilian citrus fruits, perfect for mixing desserts to be fried: Fried Sweets is the flour for Carnival frying such as struffoli, damselfish, chiacchiere, for apple fritters, caramelized fried fruit, it is also perfect for leavened products with brewer's yeast such as San Giuseppe zeppole, donuts, donuts, krapfen, and sweet panzerotti. Thanks to the skilful balance of type 0 and type 1 soft wheat flour, wheat starch and yeast, it guarantees little oil absorption and a light, dry, puffy and well leavened fried food.
Do you just want to bread and fry?
There is flour Flour and fry Le Farine Magiche, a mix based on soft wheat flour, rice semolina, starch and wheat germ that wraps the fried food, puffing it up and making it crunchy, dry and golden. These ingredients in cooking give an extraordinary aroma and flavor. For super fast, but very high quality frying.