Cotognata is a traditional Italian sweet made from quince fruit. It is commonly found in the Marche region of Italy, particularly in the towns of Urbino, Pesaro, and Ancona. This delicious treat can be found in local pastry shops and specialty stores in these towns.

One popular store where you can find cotognata is Pasticceria Scarpellini in Urbino. They are known for their high-quality cotognata, made with locally sourced quince fruit. Another place to find this sweet is Pasticceria Gelateria Mancini in Pesaro, which offers a variety of traditional Italian sweets, including cotognata.

Cotognata is made by cooking quince fruit with sugar until it reaches a thick, jelly-like consistency. It is then poured into molds and left to set. The result is a sweet and fragrant treat that is often enjoyed on its own or paired with cheese.

Cotognata has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and high-quality ingredients. Some specifications of cotognata include the use of quince fruit from specific regions, such as the Marche region, and the absence of artificial additives or preservatives.

– “Cotognata di Urbino” –
– “La cotognata di Pesaro” –