Ossa di morto, Ossa i mortu

Ossa di morto, also known as Ossa i mortu, is a traditional Italian pastry that can be found in the region of Calabria. This delicious treat is typically enjoyed during the All Saints’ Day celebrations in November. It is commonly found in various towns and communes of Calabria, including Cosenza, Catanzaro, and Reggio Calabria.

If you’re looking to try Ossa di morto, you can find it in local pastry shops and bakeries in these towns. Some popular places to find this pastry include Pasticceria De Rose in Cosenza, Pasticceria Scimone in Catanzaro, and Pasticceria Fata Morgana in Reggio Calabria.

Ossa di morto is made using simple ingredients such as almonds, sugar, egg whites, and flour. The dough is shaped into bone-like structures and baked until golden brown. It is often enjoyed with a cup of coffee or tea.

This traditional pastry has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and adherence to traditional production methods. Some specifications of Ossa di morto include the use of local almonds, the absence of preservatives, and the traditional bone shape.

Sources:
– “Ossa di morto” – Pasticceria De Rose (pasticceriaderose.it)
– “Ossa di morto” – Pasticceria Scimone (pasticceriascimone.it)
– “Ossa di morto” – Pasticceria Fata Morgana (pasticceriafatamorgana.it)