Viscuttino di Lauria is a traditional pastry from the region of Basilicata in southern Italy. It is a sweet treat that is typically enjoyed during special occasions or festivals. The pastry is named after the town of Lauria, which is located in the province of Potenza in Basilicata.

Viscuttino di Lauria can be found in various towns and communes of Basilicata, including Lauria, Lagonegro, and Trecchina. In these towns, you can find local bakeries and pastry shops that specialize in making this delicious pastry. Some popular shops where you can find Viscuttino di Lauria include Pasticceria De Bellis in Lauria and Pasticceria Caputo in Lagonegro.

One of the Traditional Recipesss for Viscuttino di Lauria includes ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs, butter, lemon zest, and white wine. The dough is prepared by mixing these ingredients together and then rolled out into thin sheets. The sheets are then cut into small rectangles and folded into a unique shape before being baked until golden brown. Once baked, the pastries are dusted with powdered sugar for an extra touch of sweetness.

Viscuttino di Lauria has been recognized with the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which is a prestigious designation given to traditional Italian food products. This recognition ensures that the pastry is made following specific specifications and traditional methods. Some of the specifications for Viscuttino di Lauria include the use of local ingredients, the traditional folding technique, and the characteristic golden color after baking.

– “Viscuttino di Lauria” – Pasticceria De Bellis (
– “Viscuttino di Lauria” – Pasticceria Caputo (
– “Viscuttino di Lauria” – Prodotti Tipici Basilicata (