Farina di germana “iermana”

Farina di Germana “Iermana” is a traditional flour from the Basilicata region of Italy. It is made from a specific variety of durum wheat called “Senatore Cappelli,” which is known for its high protein content and excellent quality. This flour is commonly used in the towns and communes of Matera, Potenza, and Melfi, where it can be found in local specialty stores and shops.

One popular recipe that uses Farina di Germana “Iermana” is for homemade orecchiette pasta, a traditional dish from the region. Another common use for this flour is in the preparation of bread, particularly the famous “Pane di Matera,” a type of sourdough bread that is a staple in the area.

Farina di Germana “Iermana” has received PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) recognition, which signifies its traditional production methods and ties to the local culture. The flour must meet specific criteria to receive this recognition, including being made from Senatore Cappelli wheat, being produced in the designated area of Basilicata, and following traditional processing techniques.

– www.basilicatadascoprire.it
– www.agricoltura.regione.basilicata.it