Bomba di riso, Bomba ‘d ris

Bomba di riso, also known as Bomba ‘d ris, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. It is a savory rice cake that is typically filled with a variety of ingredients such as cheese, prosciutto, and vegetables. This dish can be found in various towns and communes throughout Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma. It is often sold in local bakeries, specialty food shops, and markets in these areas.

One popular recipe for Bomba di riso includes cooking Arborio rice with chicken broth, then mixing it with eggs, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and pancetta. This mixture is then layered with slices of prosciutto and fontina cheese before being baked to perfection. Another variation of the dish includes adding sautéed mushrooms and spinach to the rice mixture for added flavor.

Bomba di riso has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and ties to the Emilia-Romagna region. The specifications for Bomba di riso include using locally sourced ingredients such as Arborio rice, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, and prosciutto from Parma.