Tabaccanti di Casalbuono

Tabaccanti di Casalbuono is a traditional Italian food product from the Campania region, specifically found in the towns of Casalbuono, Caggiano, and Auletta. It is a type of cured meat made from pork, seasoned with salt, pepper, and other spices, and then aged for several months. The result is a flavorful and savory meat product that is often enjoyed as an appetizer or snack.

One popular recipe using Tabaccanti di Casalbuono is to simply slice it thinly and serve it with crusty bread and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Another common way to enjoy it is to incorporate it into pasta dishes, such as a creamy carbonara or a spicy arrabbiata.

Tabaccanti di Casalbuono has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-food Product) designation, which signifies its traditional production methods and ties to the local area. This designation ensures that the product maintains its specific characteristics and quality. It is a beloved and cherished food product in the Campania region, and is often enjoyed as part of traditional Italian cuisine.

Sources:
– www.agricoltura.regione.campania.it
– www.campaniagastronomica.it