Croquette vs Croqueta - What's the difference?

croquette | croqueta |


As nouns the difference between croquette and croqueta

is that croquette is minced, cooked food (usually meat or vegetables), which is deep-fried in fat and sometimes sprinkled with bread crumbs while croqueta is a cuban croquette, usually made of ham, beef, chicken, or fish, and generally based on flour rather than potatoes.

croquette

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Minced, cooked food (usually meat or vegetables), which is deep-fried in fat and sometimes sprinkled with bread crumbs.
  • croqueta

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A Cuban croquette, usually made of ham, beef, chicken, or fish, and generally based on flour rather than potatoes.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 18, author=, title=Hail to the Menus, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The restaurant’s croqueta , or savory fritters, are served piping hot, with a molten core. }} ----