Merluzzo in umido, Marlüss in ümid

Merluzzo in umido, also known as Marlüss in ümid, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. This delicious recipe features codfish cooked in a flavorful tomato-based sauce. It can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Ravenna.

In Bologna, you can find Merluzzo in umido at local seafood markets such as Mercato delle Erbe and Mercato di Mezzo. These markets offer fresh codfish and other ingredients needed for the recipe. In Modena, you can visit the Mercato Albinelli, a historic market where you can find high-quality codfish and other local produce.

To prepare Merluzzo in umido, you will need codfish, tomatoes, onions, garlic, olive oil, white wine, parsley, and salt. The codfish is first soaked in water to remove excess salt, then cooked in a sauce made from sautéed onions, garlic, tomatoes, and white wine. The dish is simmered until the fish is tender and the flavors have melded together. It is typically served with a sprinkle of fresh parsley on top.

Merluzzo in umido has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products. The specifications for this dish include the use of fresh codfish, locally sourced tomatoes, and traditional cooking methods. This recognition ensures the preservation of Traditional Recipesss and promotes the cultural heritage of Emilia-Romagna.

– “Merluzzo in umido” –
– “La cucina tradizionale emiliano-romagnola” –