Soperzata di Rivello

Soperzata di Rivello is a traditional cured meat from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is a type of salami that is made from pork, seasoned with various spices, and then aged for a specific period of time. This delicacy can be found in several towns and communes in Basilicata, including Rivello, Potenza, and Maratea.

In Rivello, you can find Soperzata di Rivello at local butcher shops such as Macelleria De Luca and Macelleria Zito. These shops are known for their high-quality cured meats and traditional production methods. In Potenza, you can visit Macelleria Verrastro, which also offers a wide range of local cured meats, including Soperzata di Rivello. In Maratea, you can find this delicacy at Macelleria Pizzuti, a renowned butcher shop in the area.

Soperzata di Rivello is a versatile ingredient that can be used in various recipes. One popular dish is Soperzata di Rivello pasta, where the cured meat is sautéed with garlic and chili flakes, then tossed with pasta and grated pecorino cheese. Another delicious recipe is Soperzata di Rivello bruschetta, where thin slices of the cured meat are placed on toasted bread and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Soperzata di Rivello has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and high-quality ingredients. The specifications for Soperzata di Rivello include using only pork meat from selected local breeds, seasoning with salt, pepper, and other spices, and aging for a minimum of 60 days. This recognition ensures that consumers can trust the authenticity and quality of this traditional cured meat.

Sources:
– “Soperzata di Rivello” – www.basilicataturistica.it
– “Macelleria De Luca” – www.macelleriadeluca.it
– “Macelleria Zito” – www.macelleriazito.it
– “Macelleria Verrastro” – www.macelleriaverrastro.it
– “Macelleria Pizzuti” – www.macelleriapizzuti.it