Glossary F

Frittata comes to us from the Italian word "fritta" for "fried." It is made made from beaten eggs into which various ingredients (cooked and chopped vegetables, etc) are thoroughly mixed with cheese before cooking  and the complete mixture is then fried slowly over a medium flame in extra virgin olive oil.

Flocons de mais is the French term meaning "cornflakes"

Festival refers to one of the foods from Jamaica which can be best described as a slightly sweet, crispy cornmeal fritter that is frequently served in the country with any Jamaican dish. Festivals go very well with Jerk dishes and spicy fish recipes where the sweet Festivals provide a deliciously complementary taste.

Fruit refers to any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals, such as apples, pears, plums , orange, etc.

Fresco is the Italian word for fresh, as in fresh pasta (fresche paste). It also means uncooked, raw

- Food Trivia: Hungarian Brandies : Hungary produces excellent and powerful fruit brandies (Pálinka), such as Barack from apricots, Cseresznye from cherries, Körte from pears, Alma from apples and Szilva from plums . And there is Unicum, a bitter panacea made from a secret herbal recipe