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Spuntini are snacks in general, sweet or savoury: crackers, biscuits, little pastries, something on bread (crostini or bruschette), fruit, crisps, candy—anything. Sicilians called them schiticchi.

merenda: afternoon snack, essential for every schoolchild we've ever known.

rebechin: a snack in Trieste, a quick bite grabbed in a bar or a buffet. It usually seems to be a ham sandwich.

Antipasti & Snacks

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