The traditional frisella is a piece of bread which is baked twice and cut into two halves before the second baking. It is made with wheat or barley flour. It can be bought in any bakery in Salento.
Cut the tomatoes into small pieces
Chop the mozzarella
Put the frisella in a bowl full of water for 1-2 minutes so that it becomes softer
Strain the frisella, put it on a plate and add the tomatoes. Squeeze some tomato juice on top of it.
Add a pinch of salt
Sprinkle the origanum
Add some capers
Dress the frisella with extravergine olive oil
Add the chopped mozzarella
This is the basic frisella but you can add other ingredients, such as tuna, to make it richer. If you prepare it on a boat you can drench the frisella in sea water!