Gilò di Maratea is a traditional pastry from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes in Basilicata, including Maratea, Rivello, and Trecchina. This delicious pastry is typically sold in local bakeries and pastry shops in these towns.

One of the popular places to find Gilò di Maratea is Pasticceria De Bellis in Maratea. This renowned bakery is known for its high-quality pastries and is a must-visit for anyone looking to try this traditional treat. Another place to find Gilò di Maratea is Pasticceria Santoro in Rivello, which is also known for its excellent selection of pastries.

Gilò di Maratea is made with a sweet dough that is filled with a mixture of almonds, honey, and cinnamon. The dough is then shaped into a spiral or a snail-like shape and baked until golden brown. The result is a crispy and fragrant pastry with a delicious filling.

This traditional pastry has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and adherence to traditional production methods. The specifications for Gilò di Maratea include the use of local ingredients, such as almonds from the area, and the traditional shaping and baking techniques.

Sources:
– “Gilò di Maratea” – Pasticceria De Bellis (pasticceriadebellis.it)
– “Pasticceria Santoro” – Rivello (pasticceriasantoro.it)
– “Gilò di Maratea” – Basilicata Turistica (basilicataturistica.it)