Capperi di Maratea sotto sale

Capperi di Maratea sotto sale, or Maratea salted capers, are a traditional delicacy from the Basilicata region in southern Italy. These capers are known for their unique flavor and are widely used in local cuisine. They can be found in various towns and communes in Basilicata, including Maratea, Rivello, and Trecchina.

In Maratea, you can find Capperi di Maratea sotto sale at local specialty stores such as La Bottega del Gusto and Sapori di Basilicata. These stores offer a wide range of local products, including the famous salted capers.

One popular recipe that features Capperi di Maratea sotto sale is the Pasta with Caper Sauce. To make this dish, you will need spaghetti, olive oil, garlic, chili flakes, chopped tomatoes, and a handful of salted capers. Cook the spaghetti according to package instructions and set aside. In a pan, heat olive oil and sauté garlic and chili flakes. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften. Stir in the salted capers and cook for a few more minutes. Toss the cooked spaghetti in the sauce and serve hot.

Another delicious recipe is the Caponata, a traditional Sicilian dish. To make this, you will need eggplant, onion, celery, tomatoes, olives, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, Capperi di Maratea sotto sale. Chop the eggplant, onion, and celery into small pieces and sauté them in olive oil until they soften. Add the chopped tomatoes, olives, vinegar, and sugar. Cook until the mixture thickens. Finally, stir in the salted capers and let the flavors meld together. Serve the Caponata as a side dish or on toasted bread.

Capperi di Maratea sotto sale has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and traditional production methods. The capers are harvested by hand and then preserved in salt, giving them their unique flavor. The capers must meet specific specifications to be labeled as Capperi di Maratea sotto sale, including their size, color, and taste.

– “Capperi di Maratea sotto sale” – La Bottega del Gusto (
– “Capperi di Maratea sotto sale” – Sapori di Basilicata (
– “Pasta with Caper Sauce” – Giallo Zafferano (
– “Caponata” – Giallo Zafferano (
– “Capperi di Maratea sotto sale” – Prodotti Tipici Basilicata (