Zuzumagliu is a traditional pastry from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It can be found in various towns and communes of Basilicata, including Matera, Potenza, and Melfi. This delicious pastry is typically sold in local bakeries and pastry shops in these towns.

One popular bakery where you can find Zuzumagliu is Pasticceria Cavour in Matera. They are known for their authentic and high-quality pastries, including Zuzumagliu. Another place to try this delicacy is Pasticceria Santoro in Potenza, which is famous for its traditional Basilicata pastries.

Zuzumagliu is made with simple ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, and lard. It is a fried pastry that is shaped like a twisted ribbon or knot. The dough is rolled out and cut into strips, then twisted and fried until golden brown. It is often dusted with powdered sugar before serving.

Zuzumagliu has been recognized as a traditional food product (PAT) by the Italian government. The specifications for Zuzumagliu include being made with local ingredients and following Traditional Recipesss and techniques. This recognition ensures the authenticity and preservation of this traditional pastry.

Sources:
– Pasticceria Cavour: www.pasticceriacavour.it
– Pasticceria Santoro: www.pasticceriasantoro.it