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Exactly what exactly makes something like a panino rustico is in the eye of the beholder. Often it is the plain or simplest version of a recipe. Pane rustico is generally made of less refined flour.

A rustica can also mean a big sausage roll or any savoury dish wrapped in pastry: see pizza rustica.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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