The dish: fritters made with either onions, or mushrooms or artichokes are traditional. They can be part of a second course, a side dish or be a starter onion fritters are excellent when made with fresh spring or early summer harvested onions from Tropea.

Ingredients for onion fritters: for 4 people (5 fritters each): 3 red onions, 1 egg, 200g Italian 00 flour, 350 ml water, salt, olive oil.