Fragola di Romagna, also known as Romagna strawberry, is a delicious and highly sought-after variety of strawberry that is grown in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This region is known for its fertile soil and favorable climate, which provides the perfect conditions for cultivating these sweet and flavorful strawberries.

The Fragola di Romagna can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Cesena, Forlì, and Rimini. In Cesena, you can find these strawberries at local farmers’ markets such as Mercato Coperto and Mercato Albinelli. In Forlì, they are available at the Mercato delle Erbe, while in Rimini, you can find them at the Mercato Coperto di Rimini.

These strawberries are also sold in specialized stores and shops throughout the region. One such store is La Bottega delle Fragole in Cesena, which offers a wide selection of Fragola di Romagna products, including jams, liqueurs, and fresh strawberries. Another store is La Fragola di Romagna in Forlì, where you can find a variety of strawberry-based products.

One popular recipe that showcases the Fragola di Romagna is the Fragola di Romagna Tart. This delicious dessert combines the sweetness of the strawberries with a buttery crust and a creamy filling. Another recipe is Fragola di Romagna Gelato, which highlights the natural flavor of the strawberries in a refreshing frozen treat.

The Fragola di Romagna has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a prestigious designation given to traditional Italian food products. The specifications for this recognition include the use of specific strawberry varieties, cultivation techniques, and harvesting methods that have been passed down through generations.

Sources:
– “Fragola di Romagna” – www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it
– “La Bottega delle Fragole” – www.labottegadellefragole.it
– “La Fragola di Romagna” – www.lafragoladiromagna.it