What Is Frico?

In our latest interview, we spoke with Federico and Lida about how they brought authentic Italian food to the streets of London. We had never heard of Frico so we figured we couldn't be alone in this. Below is their explanation of the dish.

 

 

Frico’ (pronounced freako) is a specialty Italian dish whose recipe originates from a mountain region of North Eastern Italy called ‘Carina’. It is an old dish that was created by the mountain residents who used the leftovers from the end of the week to create a wholesome, complete dish that warmed their bellies. The main ingredients of a traditional frico are potatoes and two different types of cheeses that are cooked using an intricate method.


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