Panini

Elisabeth Satterfield

HISTORY & INVENTION OF NAME

16th Century Italy. The name came from the Panintecas (sandwich shops) in Italy as early as the 1960s. Panini sandwiches caught in attention in the US mid-1970s.

Common and Most Basic Recipe:

~ Bread -- 2 Slices (Any)

~ Tomato (slices)

~ Mozzarella (or other cheese)

~ Mayonnaise (optional)

Food Groups:

Up to 4 out of the 5 groups:

~Veggies

~Grains

~Proteins (optional in most recipes)

~Dairy Products (also optional)