Aliciocculi salate di Maratea

Aliciocculi salate di Maratea is a traditional dish from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is a type of salted anchovy that is popular in several towns and communes of Basilicata, including Maratea, Potenza, and Matera. This delicacy can be found in local stores and shops in these areas, such as La Bottega del Gusto in Maratea and Sapori di Basilicata in Potenza.

To prepare Aliciocculi salate di Maratea, the anchovies are first cleaned and then salted. They are then left to marinate in a mixture of salt and water for a few days. After the marinating process, the anchovies are ready to be enjoyed. They can be served as an appetizer or used as a topping for bruschetta or pasta dishes.

Aliciocculi salate di Maratea has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that are produced using traditional methods and ingredients. The specifications for Aliciocculi salate di Maratea include the use of fresh anchovies, sea salt, and a specific marinating process. This recognition ensures the authenticity and quality of the dish.

Sources:
– “Aliciocculi salate di Maratea” – La Bottega del Gusto (labottegadelgusto.it)
– “Sapori di Basilicata” – Sapori di Basilicata (saporidibasilicata.it)