- By AbruzzoCibus
- On Oct 13, 2016
CARDI FRITTI RECIPE Called “cardi” in Italian, cardoons are a thistlelike vegetable which is used in European countries, and is especially popular in the region of Abruzzo, Italy. It is, however, sadly neglected by most Americans, although they do grow wild in America. Cooked cardoons are similar to artichoke hearts both in flavor and texture.