Pane con le patate, also known as potato bread, is a traditional dish from the Abruzzo region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes of Abruzzo, including Pescara, Chieti, and Teramo. This bread has a rich history that dates back to ancient times when potatoes were introduced to Italy.

The recipe for pane con le patate typically includes ingredients such as flour, yeast, potatoes, salt, and water. The potatoes are boiled, mashed, and then mixed with the other ingredients to form a dough. The dough is then left to rise before being shaped into loaves and baked in the oven. The result is a soft and flavorful bread with a slightly sweet taste.

Pane con le patate has been recognized as a traditional agricultural food product (PAT) in Abruzzo. This recognition ensures that the bread is made following specific specifications and using traditional methods. The PAT recognition aims to preserve and promote the culinary heritage of the region.

Sources:
– “Pane con le patate” – Abruzzo Turismo (abruzzoturismo.it)
– “Pane con le patate” – Pescara Turismo (pescaraturismo.it)