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Farro

Farro (emmer) is an ancient type of wheat (scientific name is Triticum Dicoccum). Farro is excellent for salads, soups, stews or as an original alternative to risotto. It is rich in protein, minerals, fibers and vitamins – and therefore ideal for a healthy and balanced diet. This farro is semi-pearled, which means part of the…

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Prosciutto Slices

This sweet ham is cured in the town of Langhirano, Italy, by the family-owned and operated Pio Tosini company, who is one of the most credible and sought-after producers of Prosciutto di Parma and has been in operation for over 80 years. There are only four ingredients that go into this ham: Italian pigs, salt,…

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Corbarino Tomatoes

The Corbarino is an ancient variety of tomato that has been recovered in recent years; now a special, sought-after variety. It has an elongated shape – like a lightbulb – and a bright, red color. It has a bittersweet flavor and significant levels of Vitamins A and C. According to the Associazione Verace Pizza, Corbarino…

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Panettone

Pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile bakes traditional recipes with the highest quality ingredients and without preservatives. Panettone is a rich, sweet Italian leavened bread typically eaten around Christmas-time. Anna says, “The preparation of my Panettone is developed in essential steps: a first dough that rises for twelve hours, a second dough that involves…

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Tozzetti Classici alle Mandorle

The origin of the tozzetti can be found in the confectionery tradition of central Italy; they are handmade cookies embellished with candied orange and almonds. These baked goods are made by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio Gentile company. All biscuits, cookies, and breadsticks are prepared in the…

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Tozzetti al Cacao

The origin of the tozzetti can be found in the confectionery tradition of central Italy; they are handmade biscuits and their cocoa version is enriched with cubes of candied oranges, hazelnuts and fine chocolate pieces. These baked goods are made by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio Gentile…

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Diamantini Classici

Diamantini are small artisanal butter cookies, perfect for a rich breakfast or to accompany a hot cup of tea or coffee. These baked goods are made by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio Gentile company. All biscuits, cookies, and breadsticks are prepared in the traditional way with the…

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Diamantini al Cacao

Diamantini are small artisanal butter cookies, perfect for a rich breakfast or to accompany a hot cup of tea or coffee. The cocoa diamonds are small and tasty handmade butter biscuits, enriched with fine bitter cocoa. These baked goods are made by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio…

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Occhio di Bue con Marmellata Arancia

Ox-eye biscuits are classic Italian pastry desserts, handcrafted with a base of crumbly shortcrust pastry that wraps around a filling of orange marmalade. These cookies are made with the fragrant citrus fruits of the Sorrento coast by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio Gentile company. All biscuits, cookies,…

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Occhio di Bue con Marmellata Limone

Ox-eye biscuits are classic Italian pastry desserts, handcrafted with a base of crumbly shortcrust pastry that wraps around a filling of lemon jam. These cookies are made with the fragrant citrus fruits of the Sorrento coast by pastry chef Anna Belmattino of Forno Gentile, the bakery sector of the Pastificio Gentile company. All biscuits, cookies,…