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concasse

roughly chopped or small dice

A word used for vegetables, in particularly tomatoes, derived from the French concasser ('to crush').

It increasingly appears on Italian menus, although it's understood in the most popular dish with concasse di pomodoro: bruschetta.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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