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Plural: crescentine (bolognese)
Description: A flatbread, especially in Emilia-Romagna, made with pizza dough with pieces of pancetta or lard. It is often cut into small squares or strips and fried. May be baked in the ashes.
Pronounced: kreh-shen-TEE-nah (boh-loh-NYEH-seh)
Most frequent country: Italy
Most frequent region: Bologna in Emilia-Romagna
Also known as: crescenta
See places: Italian food and cuisine, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna
See foods and dishes: crescia, crispeddi, fritteddi, pancetta