Mistocchine, also known as Mistuchina, Mistuchen, Mistòk, Mistocchi ed fareina ed castagn, Al Mistuchìni, or Al Mistuchên, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Ravenna.
In Bologna, you can find Mistocchine at local delicatessens such as Salumeria Simoni and Tamburini. These shops offer a wide variety of cured meats, cheeses, and other traditional products, including Mistocchine.
Mistocchine is a type of pasta made with a mixture of flour and chestnut flour. It is typically served with a rich sauce made from pork, beef, or game meat. One popular recipe is Mistocchine with wild boar ragù, where the pasta is topped with a flavorful sauce made from slow-cooked wild boar meat, tomatoes, onions, and herbs.
Mistocchine has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which aims to protect and promote traditional Italian food products. The specifications for Mistocchine include the use of specific ingredients, such as chestnut flour, and traditional production methods.
– “Mistocchine: la pasta di castagne dell’Appennino bolognese” – www.bolognatoday.it
– “Mistocchine: la pasta di castagne” – www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it