Carne ovina di Laticauda

Carne ovina di Laticauda, also known as Laticauda sheep meat, is a traditional and high-quality product from the Campania region in Italy. It is produced in specific towns and communes of Campania, such as Agerola, Gragnano, and Castellammare di Stabia. This type of sheep meat is highly regarded for its tenderness, flavor, and nutritional value.

The Laticauda sheep breed is native to the Campania region and is known for its excellent meat quality. The sheep are raised in a natural and sustainable environment, grazing on the rich pastures of the region. The meat is characterized by its delicate and slightly sweet taste, making it a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

One popular recipe that showcases the deliciousness of Carne ovina di Laticauda is “Agnello alla Cilentana” or Cilentan-style lamb. This dish is prepared by marinating the lamb in a mixture of olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and lemon juice, and then slow-cooking it until tender. The result is a succulent and flavorful lamb dish that perfectly highlights the quality of the Laticauda sheep meat.

Carne ovina di Laticauda has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and adherence to specific quality standards. This recognition ensures that the sheep meat is produced using traditional techniques and ingredients, preserving the authenticity and cultural heritage of the Campania region.

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