Antica varietà di olivo piacentino della cultivar: Lugagnano, Mazzoni

The Lugagnano and Mazzoni olive varieties are ancient cultivars found in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. These olives are specifically grown in the towns and communes of Piacenza, a province in Emilia-Romagna. The region is known for its rich agricultural heritage, and these olives are a testament to that.

If you’re looking to purchase Lugagnano and Mazzoni olives, you can find them in various stores and shops in Piacenza. Some recommended places to find these olives include the local farmers’ markets, such as the Mercato Coperto di Piacenza and the Mercato di Campagna Amica. These markets offer a wide range of local produce, including these unique olive varieties.

One popular recipe that showcases the flavors of Lugagnano and Mazzoni olives is the Olive Fritte. To make this dish, you will need to pit the olives and then fry them in olive oil until they become crispy. Serve them as a delicious appetizer or snack.

The Lugagnano and Mazzoni olive varieties have received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a prestigious recognition given to traditional Italian food products. This recognition ensures that these olives are produced using traditional methods and adhere to specific specifications. Some of the specifications for these olives include:

– The olives must be grown in the Piacenza province of Emilia-Romagna.
– The olive trees must be of the Lugagnano and Mazzoni cultivars.
– The olives must be harvested and processed using traditional methods.

Sources:
– “Prodotti agroalimentari tradizionali dell’Emilia-Romagna” – Regione Emilia-Romagna (regione.emilia-romagna.it)
– “Mercato Coperto di Piacenza” – mercatocopertopiacenza.it
– “Mercato di Campagna Amica” – campagnamica.it