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Italian village bets on 'best bread in the world' - newspaper article

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Italian village bets on 'best bread in the world' - newspaper article

article in Deutsche Welle published Jul 25 2011...

In the Italian village of Ro Ferrarese, locally grown organic wheat and a traditional floating mill are coming together to make what some call the 'world's best bread.'...The small village of Ro Ferrarese is involved in a project to recover the lost glory of its ancient bread-making tradition. With the help of EU funding, the villagers have rebuilt a traditional floating mill, using plans dating back to 1850. Local farmers will supply the mill with traditional wheat grains like Gentil Rosso, Mentana and Marzuoli.

Here's the link to the complete article - http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15259982,00.html

 

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BakerBen

Very interesting article - thanks for sharing it with us.  Wish I could visit Italy and taste this bread.

Ben

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jcking

New flours to try? Gentil Rosso, Mentana and Marzuoli. Count me in!

Jim