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finto

fake

As in sugo finto, pasta sauce with only finely chopped carrot, celery and onion pretending to be ground beef.

Or pesce finto, a mix of mashed potato, anchovies, capers and mayonnaise shaped and decorated to look like a fish.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by ginger and tomato.com