(dal The times of India)
Think Italian, think of breads. No Italian meal is complete without a basket of breads.
With 20 different regions Italy has 20 different culinary styles and a
number of breads. Italy has breads for every meal and every occasion.
an Italian bread is rusk made of wheat flour, barley malt and a mix of
grain. Served at breakfast it can be had with caffe latte. One can have
this with a layer of butter or preserves. A drizzle of honey can be a
great way to savour it.
Italian Cornetto is
another breakfast bread with a distinct Italian touch. Often mistaken
from croissant the pastry is much sweeter than that of a croissant and
may come with a range of fillings. A caffe latte or cappuccino to
accompany it and you have a classic Italian breakfast to get you going.
grilled sandwiches are common for lunches in Italy. Ciabatta, a
versatile bread can be passed around during a meal or used in
Rosetta bread rolls are shaped
like a rose and are hollow inside and have a crunchy crust. These can be
stuffed with a range of fillings, sweet or savoury. You may also serve
it up as a sandwich with slices of meat, bell peppers and sauteed
Italian breads are often a meal in themselves
considered for their versatility and great flavour. So go ahead and pick
the right bread to make a perfect meal.