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bisato in tecia

Language: Italian

Description: A dish from the Veneto of sliced eel marinated with bay leaves in oil, fried, sometimes coated with a sauce of tomatoes and wine and served with polenta. Tecia is a name for a frying pan in the Veneto.

Pronounced: bee-SAH-toh een TEH-chah
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Veneto
Also known as: bisato alla veneziana

See places: Italian food and cuisine, Veneto

See foods and dishes: polenta

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