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pan del Santo

St Anthony's bread

The sweet bread made with almonds and chocolate bits that the friars at the Basilica of Sant' Antonio in Padua traditionally offer to the poor in imitation of their patron saint, but it's also available from pasticcerias in town.



Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

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