Ciambella reggiana, Bresadela, Busilan

The Ciambella Reggiana is a traditional cake from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes such as Reggio Emilia, Parma, and Modena. This delicious cake is typically sold in local bakeries and pastry shops in these areas. One popular bakery where you can find the Ciambella Reggiana is Pasticceria Gollini in Reggio Emilia.

The Bresadela is a soft cheese that is also native to the Emilia-Romagna region. It is mainly produced in the town of Brescello, located in the province of Reggio Emilia. This cheese can be found in local cheese shops and markets in Brescello and surrounding areas. One recommended shop to purchase Bresadela is Caseificio Gennari, a renowned cheese shop in Brescello.

Busilan is a traditional pasta dish from the Emilia-Romagna region. It is a type of filled pasta, similar to tortellini or ravioli. Busilan can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma. Local pasta shops and delicatessens are the best places to find Busilan. One popular store where you can purchase Busilan is La Vecchia Scuola del Busilan in Bologna.

Ciambella Reggiana Recipe:
– Ingredients: flour, sugar, eggs, butter, lemon zest, baking powder
– Instructions: Mix the ingredients together, pour the batter into a ring-shaped cake mold, and bake in the oven until golden brown. Serve with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Bresadela Recipe:
– Ingredients: Bresadela cheese, bread, olive oil, salt, pepper
– Instructions: Slice the Bresadela cheese and place it on slices of bread. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toast in the oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

PAT Recognition:
– Ciambella Reggiana: Recognized as a Traditional Agri-Food Product (PAT) of Emilia-Romagna. It must be made following specific traditional methods and using local ingredients.
– Bresadela: Recognized as a PAT of Emilia-Romagna. It must be produced in Brescello and meet specific production standards.
– Busilan: Not specifically mentioned as a PAT, but it is a traditional dish from Emilia-Romagna that is deeply rooted in the region’s culinary heritage.

– “Ciambella Reggiana” – Pasticceria Gollini (
– “Bresadela” – Caseificio Gennari (
– “Busilan” – La Vecchia Scuola del Busilan (