Risi di Casalbuono is a traditional dish from the Campania region in Italy. It is a rice-based dish that is popular in several towns and communes of Campania, including Casalbuono, Monteforte Cilento, and San Mauro Cilento. This dish is known for its rich flavors and unique cooking method.

To prepare Risi di Casalbuono, the rice is first cooked in a pot with water, salt, and a small amount of olive oil. Once the rice is cooked, it is drained and set aside. In a separate pan, a sauce is prepared using tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and a variety of herbs and spices. The cooked rice is then added to the sauce and mixed well. The dish is typically served hot and can be enjoyed as a main course or a side dish.

Risi di Casalbuono has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Products) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that are produced using traditional methods and have a strong connection to the local culture and history. The specifications for Risi di Casalbuono include the use of specific varieties of rice, such as Arborio or Carnaroli, and the use of locally sourced ingredients.

1. “Risi di Casalbuono” – www.campaniagastronomica.it
2. “Risi di Casalbuono” – www.prodottitipici.campania.it