The first dish was a pie made of young pigeons, and the next was a fricassee of the fattest mice.
You may grill the paws, fricassee the shoulders, and roast the rest.
With fricassee of chicken, dumplings or boiled and baked onions.
Pour the fricassee into the dish, and garnish with the fried pieces.
For an extra, legs of large chickens may be boned and filled like the chicken, the rest being used for a fricassee.
A few green peas may be served on each plate with the fricassee.
Oh, tell the cook to make it into a fricassee, and be sure it is well flavoured.
The fricassee will be greatly improved by some mushrooms stewed with the fowl.
You seemed particularly to enjoy a fricassee of the rats of Loo Choo.
If you had been cooked then, you would have been only an omelet; now you may be a fricassee.
1560s, from Middle French fricassée, fem. past participle of fricasser "mince and cook in sauce" (15c.), of uncertain origin, perhaps related to or compounded from Middle French frire "to fry" (see fry (v.)) and casser, quasser "break, cut up." As a verb, from 1650s.