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Pears and Parmigiano Deep Fried Balls with Organic Apple Saba

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This is one of those recipes where the oil makes the difference. Check it out if you love pears and cheese! Make it as a starter for a summertime party, or for a family dinner! Special thanks to the Chef Roberto Carcangiu for this crazy recipe. Enjoy!

Ingredients for 4 portions:

  • 140 g Parmigiano cheese 30/36 months (grated)
  • 33 g Organic Apple Saba
  • 80 g Egg whites
  • 2 g Fresh bell pepper yellow or red
  • 75 g White bread use for make toasted bread
  • 50 g Fresh pear (variety: Williams)
  • 4 g Fresh Mint leaves (small bunch)
  • 0,2 g Xanthan gum powder


  1. Toast bread and crush it till tiny peaces.
  2. Mix Saba with Xanthan gum powder, cool it down in the fridge.
  3. Beat the egg whites until stiff.
  4. Mix egg whites and cheese gently.
  5. Form balls and place frozen Saba in the middle of them.
  6. Bread the balls with the toast mix.
  7. Fry in peanut oil.
  8. When cooked, insert the stick and serve on a plate with a brush of Saba, strips of chili, cubes of pears and mint.
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