A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano

A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano is a traditional pastry from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is a sweet treat that can be found in various towns and communes of Basilicata, including Oliveto Lucano, Potenza, and Matera. This pastry is typically sold in local bakeries and pastry shops in these areas.

One popular bakery where A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano can be found is Pasticceria De Bellis in Oliveto Lucano. They are known for their delicious and authentic version of this traditional pastry. Another place to find it is Pasticceria Santoro in Potenza, which is also renowned for its high-quality pastries.

A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano is made with simple ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, and olive oil. It has a unique shape, resembling a small tube or pipe, hence its name. The dough is fried until golden brown and then coated with honey or sugar syrup for added sweetness.

This pastry has received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and high-quality ingredients. The specifications for A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano include:

– Made with local extra virgin olive oil
– Handcrafted production process
– No artificial additives or preservatives

Sources:
– “A’ Pipua di Oliveto Lucano” – Pasticceria De Bellis (pasticceriadebellis.it)
– “Pasticceria Santoro” – Basilicata Turistica (basilicataturistica.it)