fritto misto (all'italiana)

/FREET-toh MEE-stoh (ahl-lee-tah-LYAH-nah)/

"Mixed fry-up (Italian style)." Small morsels of food dipped in breadcrumbs and deep-fried. These might include slices of veal or sweetbreads; a mixture of liver, ham and cheese bound together with b├ęchamel sauce and rolled into balls; croquettes or pieces of Mozzarella, courgettes (US: zucchini), artichokes or aubergines (US: eggplants) cut into manageable mouthfuls, or fruits. In Piedmont you may find small lamb cutlets fried.



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