To avoid tearing, be gentle while stuffing the delicate flowers.
Ricotta cheese can be substituted for mozzarella.
This version doesn't use baking powder but you can add a teaspoon to puff the batter like a tempura.
There are many variations of this antipasto. Some add a piece of anchovy or even sun dried tomatoes. Use your imagination!
We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.