tonnato

Pronunciation: [tohn-NAH-toh]

From the Italian tonno ("tuna"), the word tonnato refers culinarily to dishes that are somehow prepared with or accompanied by tuna. The most well known preparation is vitello tonnato, which consists of cold, sliced, roasted veal accompanied with a sauce of puréed tuna, anchovy filets, capers, lemon juice and olive oil.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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