The History of Michetta Bread

For this month’s bread, we’re going way up North for a bread that originates from Milan. The bread variety is called ‘michetta’ and has become one of the most common rolls enjoyed in Italy today.

The bread is said to have been created during the time of the Austrian rule over Lombardy, the region of Milan, in 1713 when they brought over an Austrian bread called ‘kaisersemmel’, which resembles the shape of a rose. From this bread, michetta was developed by eliminating some of the density of the bread to create a light and fragrant panini that can be enjoyed in endless ways. The name itself derives from the Latin word ‘mica’ which means crumb.

The bread has a star form which resembles that of a rose and it is for this reason that the bread also has another popular name ‘rosetta’. The popularity of the bread is thanks to its lightness and versatility that means it can be enjoyed with endless varieties of fillings, or simply on its own!

Create a panino with simple fillings such as our Salame Milano, finding the perfect balance between the flavors without the bread overpowering the salami, or experience the ease of our antipasto packs which provides you with a ready-to-go varieties such as speck and fontina cheese.

 

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