Pancetta e piselli, Panzëtta e riviott

Pancetta e piselli, also known as Panzëtta e riviott, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. This delicious recipe combines pancetta, a type of Italian bacon, with peas to create a flavorful and satisfying dish. It can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, including Bologna, Modena, and Parma.

In Bologna, you can find Pancetta e piselli at local delicatessens such as Salumeria Simoni and Tamburini. These shops offer high-quality pancetta and fresh peas, ensuring the best ingredients for this dish. In Modena, you can visit Albinelli Market, where you will find several vendors selling pancetta and peas.

To prepare Pancetta e piselli, start by cooking the pancetta in a pan until it becomes crispy. Then, add the peas and cook them together with the pancetta until they are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste. This dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish to accompany other traditional Emilia-Romagna recipes.

Pancetta e piselli has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which highlights its traditional and cultural significance in the Emilia-Romagna region. The specifications for this recognition include the use of locally sourced pancetta and peas, as well as the traditional cooking methods passed down through generations.

Sources:
– “Pancetta e piselli: la ricetta tradizionale” – www.giallozafferano.it
– “Panzëtta e riviott” – www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it