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affettato

sliced cured meats

Generally seen on menus as an antipasti or in wine bars. An affettato misto (or simply affettati, the plural) is a plate of mixed cured meats, often served with pickles, olives, or vegetables sott'olio, grissini, fried polenta, a piadina etc.

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