Susina di Vignola is a type of plum that is native to the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. It is specifically found in the towns and communes of Vignola, Castelvetro di Modena, and Spilamberto. This plum variety is highly regarded for its sweet and juicy flavor, making it a popular ingredient in various culinary preparations.

If you are looking to purchase Susina di Vignola, you can find it in local stores and shops in these towns. Some recommended places to buy this plum include the Vignola Market, Frutta e Verdura di Castelvetro, and Spilamberto’s Farmers Market. These establishments offer fresh and high-quality Susina di Vignola, ensuring you get the best taste and experience.

One delicious recipe that showcases the flavor of Susina di Vignola is a classic plum tart. To make this, you will need a pastry crust, fresh Susina di Vignola plums, sugar, and a touch of cinnamon. Another recipe idea is a refreshing plum sorbet, which requires blending the plums with sugar and lemon juice, then freezing the mixture until it reaches a smooth and icy consistency.

Susina di Vignola has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its authenticity and traditional production methods. The specifications for this recognition include the plum’s origin in the designated towns, its specific characteristics such as size and taste, and the traditional cultivation and harvesting techniques employed by local farmers.

Sources:
– “Susina di Vignola” – Comune di Vignola (comune.vignola.mo.it)
– “Susina di Vignola IGP” – Emilia-Romagna Agricoltura (agricoltura.regione.emilia-romagna.it)