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Catholic Recipe: Frico

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 8oz round goat or cow's milk cheese, such as camembert, brie, or cheère
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 ounces coarsely ground polenta
  • 8 tbsp. (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Italy

Also Called: Fried Cheese Wedges

The following is a traditional snack from Venice, Italy, and one that is especially associated with Saint Lucia Day (or St. Lucy) given that most children everywhere love fried finger food. It can also be made as one large frittatalike circle and cut into wedges.

DIRECTIONS

Heat the butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat and fry the cheese rounds for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

How to Serve: Works very well as a breakfast or brunch entree, especially when topped with freshly fried eggs.

Wine Suggestion: Dry White

Recipe Source: Italian Festival Food: Recipes and Traditions from Italy's Regional Country Food Fairs by Anne Bianchi, John Wiley & Sons, 1999
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