Pizza con le sfrigole, Zuffricul

Pizza con le sfrigole, also known as Zuffricul, is a traditional dish from the Abruzzo region in Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes of Abruzzo, including Chieti, Pescara, and Teramo. This dish has a rich history that dates back to ancient times when it was a popular street food among the locals.

The recipe for Pizza con le sfrigole involves a simple yet delicious combination of ingredients. The dough is made with flour, water, yeast, and salt, which is then rolled out into a thin crust. The sfrigole, or Zuffricul, are small pieces of pork fat that are fried until crispy and golden brown. These sfrigole are then spread over the pizza dough, along with some tomato sauce and grated pecorino cheese. The pizza is then baked in a hot oven until the crust is crispy and the cheese is melted.

Pizza con le sfrigole is a recognized traditional food product (PAT) in Abruzzo, which means it has met certain specifications and quality standards. The PAT recognition ensures that the dish is made using traditional methods and ingredients, preserving its authenticity and cultural heritage.

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