Fritto misto

Mixed fry

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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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Artichokes are used in this recipe, but the vegetables can and should vary with the season. Eggplant and zucchini are good in summer, ovoli or other mushrooms in autumn. In winter, firm sweet custard cut into lozenge shapes can be added.


  • 14 ounces (400 g) lamb or veal brains
  • 14 ounces (


Rinse the lamb brains. Dry them and cut into pieces. If using the spinal cords, parboil them, remove the skin, and cut them into small pieces. If using the sweetbreads and/or liver, trim, rinse, and dry.

Fill a bowl with water and add the lemon juice. One at a time, trim the artichokes. Cut each artichoke in half lengthwise and remove and discard any c