Torta di patate, Turta d’patat

Torta di patate, also known as Turta d’patat, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. This savory potato cake is a popular comfort food that can be found in various towns and communes of Emilia-Romagna. Some of the places where you can find Torta di patate include Bologna, Modena, Parma, and Ravenna.

In Bologna, you can find this delicious dish at Trattoria Anna Maria, a renowned restaurant known for its traditional Emilian cuisine. Another place to try Torta di patate is Osteria del Sole in Modena, a historic tavern that has been serving traditional dishes for centuries. In Parma, you can visit Trattoria Corrieri, a family-run restaurant that offers a variety of local specialties including Torta di patate. Lastly, in Ravenna, you can find this dish at Osteria Passatelli, a cozy restaurant that specializes in traditional Romagnolo cuisine.

Torta di patate is made by layering thinly sliced potatoes with a mixture of eggs, cheese, and sometimes cured meats such as pancetta or salami. The cake is then baked until golden and crispy on the outside, while remaining soft and creamy on the inside. It is often served as a main course or as a side dish with a fresh green salad.

Torta di patate has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products that have a long history and are deeply rooted in the local culture. The specifications for Torta di patate include using local potatoes, eggs, and cheese, and following traditional preparation methods.

Sources:
– “Torta di patate” – Emilia Romagna Turismo (www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it)
– “Torta di patate” – Piacere Modena (www.piacere-modena.it)