Rissoles are croquettes enclosed in bread crumbs. Croquettes are again fried rolls made out of minced meat, potatoes or mixed meat and vegetables. Rissoles can even be filled with sweet or savories. They can be served as desserts, entrÃ©e or side dishes. They are popular across many countries including Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and many Europeon countries and accordingly made to suit regional tastes in varied recipes.