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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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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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Grissini Semola di Grano du Duro (Semola Breadsticks)

These classic savory breadsticks 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 best raw materials and wheat, without preservatives. Breadsticks are best to accompany a savory, vegetable-forward meal!

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Passata di Pomodoro (organic)

Passata di Pomodoro is made of Kiros (like San Marzanos, but without the DOP certification) tomatoes that have been hand-selected by the women who run the tomato program at Gentile. The tomatoes are then blanched, drained, strained to remove the seeds and skins, and then jarred in the Gentile tradition, pasteurized and cooled. This more…

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Le Letterine (organic)

Now we have equally authentic pasta cuts for the little ones! We are all a little attached to alphabet pasta and associate it with carefree memories.  The selected semolina wheat used in this pasta is strictly of Italian origin and of the best quality, including the Senatore Capelli variety which is renowned for cooking to al-dente.…

Le Ruote (organic) Image

Le Ruote (organic)

Now we have equally authentic pasta cuts for the little ones! Wheels are one of the most loved pasta shapes by children, as they make every dish cheerful and can be easily enjoyed with a skillful grab of the fork. The selected semolina wheat used in this pasta is strictly of Italian origin and of…

Le Pipe Rigate (organic) Image

Le Pipe Rigate (organic)

Now we have equally authentic pasta cuts for the little ones! Le Pipe Rigate is a format that fascinates children, intent on focusing attention on the double opening, which in their eyes is perfect for keeping mysterious treasures, the result of a daring fantasy. Easy to eat with a spoon, the striped pipes lend themselves…

I Fusilli (organic) Image

I Fusilli (organic)

Now we have equally authentic pasta cuts for the little ones! I Fusilli (twist) seems to bring adults and children together and is one of the most common and recognizable Italian shapes for kids. The selected semolina wheat used in this pasta is strictly of Italian origin and of the best quality, including the Senatore…

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Le Pennette (organic)

Now we have equally authentic pasta cuts for the little ones! A classic of the Italian tradition, Pennette Rigate is usually present in almost all the pantries of each family. Le Pennette is the mini version of Pennette Rigate and children recognize this shape as an iconic pasta cut. The selected semolina wheat used in…

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Pomodori Piennolo DOP

The Pomodori Piennolo DOP is a small, pear shaped, deep red tomato. The unique characteristics of the Piennolo tomatoes derive from the lava-rich, potassium laden, sandy soil of the National Park of Mt. Vesuvius in which they grow. The tomato develops a slightly thick skin to protect itself from the day to night temperature fluctuations…