Pomodoro Re Umberto

Pomodoro Re Umberto is a traditional Italian tomato variety that is primarily grown in the Campania region of Italy. This variety is known for its rich flavor and vibrant red color, making it a popular choice for various culinary preparations. It can be found in several towns and communes of Campania, including San Marzano, Sarno, and Nocera Inferiore.

One popular recipe that showcases the deliciousness of Pomodoro Re Umberto is the classic Neapolitan pizza. The tomatoes are crushed and used as a base sauce, providing a tangy and sweet flavor to the pizza. Another recipe that highlights the flavor of this tomato variety is the Caprese salad, where the tomatoes are sliced and combined with fresh mozzarella, basil, and olive oil.

Pomodoro Re Umberto has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that are produced using traditional methods and have a strong link to the local territory. The specifications for this recognition include the use of specific tomato varieties, traditional cultivation techniques, and strict quality control measures.

Sources:
– “Pomodoro Re Umberto” – www.campaniagastronomica.it
– “Traditional Agri-food Product (PAT)” – www.ministerodellagricoltura.it