Crescentine (Gnocco fritto)
Crescentine, also known as Gnocco Fritto, is a traditional Italian fried dough dish that originated in the Emilia-Romagna region. It consists of small squares or rectangles of dough that are deep-fried until they become golden and puffy. The dough is typically made with flour, water, lard or olive oil, salt, and baking powder. Often served as a savory accompaniment to various dishes. It pairs exceptionally well with cured meats, cheeses, and spreads.