How Do You Pronounce 'Bocconcini'?
A Quick Overview Of Bocconcini
'Bocconcini' means 'titbits' or 'nibbles' in Italian. It comes from the word 'bocca', which means 'mouth' in Italian. It can also be used to describe various things, including:
- small, individual mozzarella cheeses which weigh about 50g (this is what most English speaking food lovers think of when they hear the word)
- small bread rolls
- bocconcini di vitello is a braised veal dish
- bocconcini di pollo - effectively what we refer to as 'chicken nuggets'- bite sized chunks of chicken
The singular is bocconcino.