Antica varietà di fichi piacentini della cultivar: Verdulino della Goccia

The ancient variety of Piacenza figs, known as Verdulino della Goccia, is a unique and prized fruit found in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This specific cultivar of figs can be found in towns and communes such as Piacenza, Parma, and Reggio Emilia. The figs are often sold in local markets, specialty food shops, and agricultural cooperatives in these areas.

One popular recipe using Verdulino della Goccia figs is a simple yet delicious fig and prosciutto appetizer. To make this dish, fresh figs are halved and wrapped with a slice of prosciutto, then drizzled with a balsamic glaze. Another Traditional Recipess is a fig and almond tart, where the sweet figs are baked into a buttery crust with a layer of almond frangipane.

The Verdulino della Goccia fig has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and unique characteristics. The specifications for this designation include the figs being grown in specific areas of the Emilia-Romagna region, as well as meeting certain quality and taste standards.