Badduzzi di risu cu brudu, or Ganeffe di risu
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Badduzzi di risu cu brudu, or Ganeffe di risu (rice balls in broth)



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

Typology PAT : Products of Gastronomy

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


Territory interested in the production: Enna.

Brief description of the product: Fried rice balls served with meat broth.

Description of the processing and maturing methods: Prepare the classic rice, make balls the size of a hazelnut, flour them, dip them in the egg and crumb, fry them and serve them with excellent meat broth and grated Parmesan cheese.

Specific materials and equipment used for preparation and conditioning: Typical tools for the preparation of rice and meat broth.

Description of the processing, storage and maturing rooms: Rooms usually used as a kitchen.

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 traditional cuisine of Enna” by I. Amaradio, T. D'Alba, G. di Prima, Ed. Papiro, Enna, 1977.

"The golden book of Sicilian cuisine and wines" by Pino Correnti, Ed. Mursia, Milan, 1976.

Source Pat Cards: Sicily Region 

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