Casàda is a traditional dessert from the Trentino region of Italy, specifically found in the towns and communes of Trento, Riva del Garda, and Arco. This delicious treat can be found in local bakeries and pastry shops such as Pasticceria Bertolini in Trento and Pasticceria Giovanni in Riva del Garda.

Casàda is a layered cake made with thin sheets of pastry dough, filled with a mixture of apples, pine nuts, and raisins, and then topped with a dusting of powdered sugar. The dessert is often enjoyed during special occasions and holidays in the region.

Casàda has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and use of local ingredients. The specifications for Casàda include using locally sourced apples, pine nuts, and raisins, as well as following Traditional Recipesss and production techniques.

Sources:
– www.visittrentino.info
– www.tastetrentino.it