International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Deep Frying: Method and Recipes

Deep frying squash blossoms

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Who doesn't love fried food? Deep frying may not be the most calorie-poor way to prepare food, but it certainly produces some of the world's tastiest. The high heat of the oil seals in a food's moisture and crisps up the outside, giving that irresistable pairing of crunchy and juicy.

Deep Frying Recipes

Samosas

Samosas (Indian, Pakistani deep-fried potato pastries)

(Indian, Pakistani, African deep-fried potato pastries)

Ukoy

Ukoy (Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)

(Filipino shrimp and sweet potato fritters)

Pakora

Pakora (Indian, Pakistani vegetable fritters)

(Indian, Pakistani vegetable fritters)

Akkra

Black-eyed pea fritters

(Senegalese black-eyed pea fritters)

Falafel

Falafel (Middle Eastern fried chickpea patties)

(Middle Eastern fried chickpea patties)

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs Recipe (Scottish hard-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage)

(Scottish hard-boiled eggs wrapped in sausage)

Beignets

Beignets (American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

(American Southern powdered sugar fritters)

Latkes

Latkes cooling

(Israeli Jewish potato pancakes)

Corn Dogs

Corn Dogs (American hot dog and cornbread on a stick)

(American hot dog and cornbread on a stick)