Hard biscuits (viscuttu duru)
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Hard biscuits (viscuttu duru)


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

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

Area of ​​production: Calascibetta.

Brief description of the product: Characteristic S-shaped biscuit particularly suitable for breakfast with milk.

Description of the processing and maturing methods: Dough of flour, yeast, sugar, lard. Cooking in a wood oven.

Specific materials and equipment used for preparation and conditioning: Hand made. Pastry board. Wood oven.

Description of the processing, storage and maturing rooms: Pastry laboratories equipped according to the sanitary regulations in force.

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: Traditional Xibetan dessert handed down for generations and also offered during the festivities of the Madonna del Carmelo (month of May).

Source Pat Cards: Sicily Region 

Card insertion: Ignazio Caloggero

Information contributions: Web, Region of Sicily

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