Ciccioli (o cicciolata), Grassei (o suprasè), Ciccioli sbricioloni, Grassei sbrislon, Cicoli, Sgrisciuli*

Ciccioli, also known as cicciolata, is a traditional Italian food that can be found in the Emilia-Romagna region. It is a type of pork crackling made from the fatty parts of the pig, such as the skin and fat. This delicacy is popular in several towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Modena, Bologna, and Parma.

In Modena, you can find ciccioli at local specialty shops such as Salumeria Giusti and Salumeria Simoni. These shops offer high-quality ciccioli made using traditional methods and ingredients. In Bologna, you can visit Salumeria Simoni and Salumeria Bruno e Franco to find this delicious treat. Parma is also known for its ciccioli, which can be found at shops like Salumeria Garibaldi and Salumeria Trattoria Corrieri.

One popular recipe using ciccioli is Ciccioli sbricioloni. To make this dish, you will need ciccioli, flour, eggs, salt, and pepper. The ciccioli are crumbled and mixed with the other ingredients to form a dough. The dough is then shaped into small balls and deep-fried until golden and crispy. These sbricioloni can be enjoyed as a snack or served as an appetizer.

Ciccioli has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products. The specifications for ciccioli include using only pork fat and skin, no additives or preservatives, and following traditional production methods. This recognition ensures the authenticity and quality of ciccioli.

– “Ciccioli di Modena” –
– “Ciccioli di Bologna” –
– “Ciccioli di Parma” –