Latte in piedi, also known as Latt in pè, is a traditional drink from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It is a popular beverage that can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma.

In Bologna, you can find Latte in piedi at the historic Pasticceria Gamberini, a renowned pastry shop that has been serving this drink for decades. Another place to try this delicious beverage is at the famous Gelateria Gianni, located in Modena. They offer a unique twist to the traditional Latte in piedi by adding a scoop of gelato on top.

Latte in piedi is a simple yet delightful drink that consists of a shot of espresso served in a glass with a small amount of hot milk. It is typically enjoyed standing up at the bar, hence the name “Latte in piedi,” which translates to “milk on foot.” This drink is perfect for a quick pick-me-up during the day or as a morning ritual.

The PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition has been granted to Latte in piedi, highlighting its cultural and historical significance in the Emilia-Romagna region. The specifications for this recognition include using locally sourced ingredients, such as high-quality coffee beans and fresh milk from local farms. The drink must be prepared following traditional methods and served in a specific glass.

Sources:
– Pasticceria Gamberini: www.gamberini.com
– Gelateria Gianni: www.gelateriagianni.it
– Emilia-Romagna Region: www.regione.emilia-romagna.it