fritto misto


frit·​to mi·​sto ˈfrē-(ˌ)tō-ˈmē-(ˌ)stō How to pronounce fritto misto (audio)
: small morsels of meat, seafood, or vegetables coated with batter and deep fried

Examples of fritto misto in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That means fritto misto starring cheese curds and local mushrooms, enjoyed with a sassy sparkling rosé made from grapes grown along the Illinois River. Melissa Clark, New York Times, 18 Sep. 2023 The menu features appetizers like fritto misto and burrata bruschetta, vegetable and cheese boards and salads. Tiffany Acosta, The Arizona Republic, 28 July 2023 The modern hotel was the venue for the remainder of the evening, and guests gathered under the arches of its outdoor patio for aperol spritzes and bowls of fritto misto, overlooking the sunset on the water. Tara Gonzalez, Harper's BAZAAR, 26 May 2023 Also on the Hanover Street menu, written on a chalkboard on the wall, are clams casino, mussels Siciliano, fritto misto, broiled haddock with crunchy breadcrumbs. Globe Staff,, 8 Nov. 2022 In addition to the Tabarchine dishes there are such Ligurian classics as trofie al pesto, the daily seafood fritto misto, and frittura di calamari. Catherine Sabino, Forbes, 1 Aug. 2022 All but three food items (fritto misto, crispy potatoes and broccolini) are served cold. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Aug. 2021 In those early days, the cart specialized in fried starters such as arancini and fritto misto. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 1 Mar. 2021 In the afternoons, there's crispy fritto misto and Lowcountry-style jumbo lump crab cake on the bar menu from 3 to 5 p.m. Sucheta Rawal, Travel + Leisure, 26 Feb. 2021 See More

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Word History


Italian, literally, mixed fried (food)

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fritto misto was in 1903

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“Fritto misto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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