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Tigellas& Gnocco Fritto

The heart of Manitoba is our “tigella” in other words a stuffed bread, born in remote times, that is typical of the Italian region ‘Emilia Romagna’.

It originates from the chestnut forests of the Apennine mountains of Emilia, which were abundant in clay that, once mixed with refractory earth, water and a special grinded stone, was shaped in a terracotta disc and hardened beneath a mantle of smouldering cinder. The name of the disc was “tigella”.

‘Tigella’, placed under the embers of a domestic fire until it was warm would be used to cook small pastry dishes, that were originally referred to as “Crescentine” and then later “tigelle”, named after the terracotta disk in which it was made. The baking was very specific, it effectively occurred in layers. In other words dried out chestnut leaves were laid out between one “tigella” and the other.

Our “Tigelle” are the fruits of our ancient traditions. Produced and packaged by hand in our kitchen, they only contain natural ingredients and do not contain any preservatives.


Traditional Tigellas




Tigella Gourmet




Veggie Tigella




Focacce

A special shape for a special focaccia. Manitoba’s focaccia is, in fact, typically rectangular, unique in its genre. It is made with flour selected for the best baking techniques and slow leavening. This special way of cooking the base bestows it with an unmistakable taste.


Salads

OurSalads

Our salads are delicate and exquisite with a freshness and diverse aroma that combines its lightness with genuinely special ingredients for a light lunch.


Pasta


Meat& Fish

Simple ideas, passion for good cooking and richness in flavour:
If you are guests of Manitoba you cannot miss out on our main courses, that will manage to enchant you with their refined flavours and genuine high quality raw meats.


Desserts


OurBakery

What would the world be like without Pastries? Ensure your meal is sweeter with Manitoba by sampling one of the deserts on our menu: from the perfect single portions of tiramisu, Italian trifle (zuppa inglese) and classic venetian panna cotta, sweet bread, biscuits and Italian pies (crostata) adapted for unforgettable breakfasts by our expert baker.


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