Sardinian Music Paper Bread (Carta Musica, Pane Carasau, Carasatu) - 250g
Sardinian Music Paper Bread (Pane Carasau or Carta da Musica) - this wafer thin bread is a famous a speciality of Sardinia and is used as in ingredient in many Sardinian dishes. It can be dampened and softened and used with antipasti or it can popped under a grill for a few seconds until it goes golden brown, or simply enjoy with a slice of Sardinian Pecorino.
Traditionally this dried bread was valued for its extended life and was carried by shepherds when they took their flocks into the mountains of Sardinia.
Some traditional serving suggestions are:
A Sa Sarda Bread: Moisten the bread with water, let it soften for a few seconds and then eat withcheese and sausage
Guttiau (Bruschetta): Season the bread with garlic, extra virgin olive oil and salt then warm in the oven for a few minutes
Pane Frattau: Dip the bread, one piece at a time, into salted water for a few seconds. Line a soup plate with a little tomato sauce, then fill with layers of this bread and sauce, each sprinkled with grated pecorino chees. Put a poached egg on top of the final layer, add some more sauce and sprinkle with more pecorino.
Please note this bread is thinner than wafer-thin, so breakage or cracking of a small number of the dozens of pieces per box is to be expected and does not affect your enjoyment of it as you will typically break it into pieces to eat.
Made in Italy
Ingredients: Durum Wheat Semolina, Yeast, Water, Salt
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