Amaretti biscuits
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Amaretti biscuits

Amaretti biscuits

Product included in the national list of traditional agri-food products (PAT)

Typology PAT : Fresh pasta and products from the bakery, biscuits, pastry and confectionery

Production area: Territory of the Municipality of Villarosa

Technical data sheet of the traditional agri-food product (PAT)

Area of ​​production: Sicilian Castellana.

Brief description of the product: Praline curled at the top.

Description of the processing and maturing methods: The initial part of the process is carried out with the mixer, once all the ingredients are mixed, it is continued by hand.

Specific materials and equipment used for preparation and conditioning: The amaretti are prepared with ground almonds, of which a bitter part, egg whites and sugar.

Description of the processing, storage and maturing rooms: Pastry workshop.

Elements proving that the methodologies have been practiced in a homogeneous way and according to traditional rules for a period of not less than 25 years: The traditionality of this product, handed down for several generations, has been proven by various newspapers, including the "Giornale di Sicilia", at a regional level, the magazine "Dove" at a world level.


Source Pat Cards: Sicily Region 

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily

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