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Friulian toc in braide has an exceptional flavor!

Knock in braide

The Friulian toc in braide is a highly appreciated single dish consisting of a particular polenta combined with a creamy sauce.

The gastronomic repertoire of Friuli gives us a dish with a truly exceptional flavor. We are talking about the toc in braide, a typical product very often presented as an appetizer. Its name is dialectal and can be translated as ” dip in the farm “.

The history of toc in braide is linked to the territory of origin and its original recipe, handed down from generation to generation, consists of a polenta combined with a particular sauce. Originally, leftover cheeses, which were present in the house, were used to create a creamy fondue. This was then added to the sauce with polenta flour roasted in butter, called ” morcje “. Let’s find out this quick and easy recipe together!

Knock in braide
Knock in braide

Preparation of the recipe for toc in braide

  1. To start, take a saucepan and pour the water inside. To this, add the milk and put on the stove . Cook and, when it begins to simmer, add salt.
  2. Remove from the heat (momentarily) and pour in 200 g of corn flour, sprinkling .
  3. Return to the stove and mix with a hand whisk.
  4. Continue to cook over low heat , for about 30 minutes or until the mixture thickens, becoming a soft-textured polenta.
  5. For the fondue , cut the cheese into pieces. Pour it into a saucepan and add the cream.
  6. Put on the stove and melt.
  7. When the cheese is melted, mix crosswise .
  8. Prepare the sauce by melting the butter in a pan. Add 60 g of corn flour and brown it.
  9. Once done, assemble the dish by pouring first the soft polenta, then the cheese fondue and, finally, the sauce.


Toc in braide is a typical Friulian dish that will undoubtedly conquer your palate. If you have leftover, keep it in the fridge for 2 days , in an airtight container.

Have you already tried the missoltini with polenta ?

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