pane

Pronunciation: [NEH-roh]

Italian for "bread." Pane francese [frahn-CHEH-zeh] is french bread, pane integrale [een-the-GRAH-leh] is whole wheat bread and pane nero [NEH-roh] is black bread. A panetteria is a bread bakery, as opposed to pasticceria, a bakery that sells pastries.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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