Many Italians have their breakfast at the bar. Just before going to work they order a coffee (un caffè) or a cappuccino with a croissant (un brioche). You won’t see them sit down very often. Normally they remain standing having their breakfast in only a few minutes. This is what I call a typical ITALIAN BREAKFAST.
Personally I never have my breakfast at the bar. I just have it at home. Only on Saturday we go out to get croissants which we take home by the way. Just around the corner we have a delicious pasticceria who make amazingly good croissants. It is all freshly made and even the filling they make themselves. You can choose between a croissant with pastry cream (un brioche alla crema), a croissant with chocolate (un brioche al cioccolato), a croissant with jam (un brioche alla marmellata) or just an empty one (vuoto). My personal favourite is the one with the pastry cream. But only at this particular pasticceria where the pastry cream is freshly made and you definitely taste that!!
This pasticceria also has a lot of other delicious treats. If you ever pass by Borgomanero, do stop to have breakfast here and take home some of their biscuits. They are so good!
Pasticceria DUELLA – Via Maggiora 31, 28021 Borgomanero.