Pane di molche – Pam de molche

Pane di molche, also known as Pam de molche, is a traditional bread from the Trento region in Italy. It is a unique type of bread that is made with a mixture of wheat flour, rye flour, and malted barley flour. The bread has a dark brown color and a dense texture, with a slightly sweet and nutty flavor.

Pane di molche can be found in various towns and communes in the Trento region, including Trento, Rovereto, and Pergine Valsugana. It is commonly sold in local bakeries and specialty food stores. Some popular places to find Pane di molche include Panificio Dal Piva in Trento and Panificio Bortolotti in Rovereto.

There are several recipes that feature Pane di molche as an ingredient. One popular recipe is “Bruschetta with Pane di molche,” where the bread is toasted and topped with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil. Another delicious recipe is “Pane di molche pudding,” where the bread is soaked in milk, eggs, sugar, and vanilla, then baked until golden and served with a drizzle of honey.

Pane di molche has received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and quality. The specifications for Pane di molche include using a mixture of wheat, rye, and malted barley flours, a long fermentation process, and baking in a wood-fired oven. This traditional bread is a true culinary gem of the Trento region.

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