Tarallini al peperoncino are a popular snack in the region of Calabria, Italy. These small, crunchy bread rings are flavored with spicy chili pepper, giving them a delicious kick. They can be found in various towns and communes throughout Calabria, including Cosenza, Reggio Calabria, and Catanzaro.

In Cosenza, you can find tarallini al peperoncino at local specialty food stores such as La Bottega del Gusto and Antichi Sapori Calabresi. These shops offer a wide range of traditional Calabrian products, including these spicy snacks. In Reggio Calabria, you can visit La Dispensa di Calabria or Il Mercato di Reggio to find tarallini al peperoncino. These stores are known for their selection of high-quality regional products.

One popular recipe using tarallini al peperoncino is Tarallini Salad. This refreshing dish combines the spicy bread rings with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, olives, and fresh basil. The tarallini add a crunchy texture and a spicy flavor to the salad, making it a perfect summer side dish.

Another recipe is Tarallini Bruschetta. To make this appetizer, you simply toast slices of bread and top them with a mixture of chopped tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and crushed tarallini al peperoncino. The spicy bread rings add a unique twist to the classic bruschetta, making it a flavorful and satisfying snack.

Tarallini al peperoncino have been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees their traditional production methods and high-quality ingredients. These snacks are made with flour, extra virgin olive oil, white wine, chili pepper, and salt. They are then baked until crispy and golden brown. The PAT recognition ensures that tarallini al peperoncino are made according to traditional Calabrian recipes, preserving their authentic taste and cultural heritage.

Sources:
– “Tarallini al peperoncino” – La Bottega del Gusto (labottegadelgusto.it)
– “Tarallini al peperoncino” – Antichi Sapori Calabresi (antichisaporicalabresi.it)
– “Tarallini al peperoncino” – La Dispensa di Calabria (ladispensadicalabria.it)
– “Tarallini al peperoncino” – Il Mercato di Reggio (ilmercatodireggio.it)
– “Tarallini Salad Recipe” – Giallo Zafferano (giallozafferano.it)
– “Tarallini Bruschetta Recipe” – Sale&Pepe (salepepe.it)
– “Tarallini al peperoncino” – Prodotti Tipici Calabresi (prodottitipicicalabresi.it)