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Torta di riso lunigianese

Category:
Fresh pastries and bakery, biscuit, confectionary and pastry products;

1. Product name:
Torta di riso lunigianese

2. Other names:

3. Short product description:
A savoury tart made from rice and eggs. It’s round with a soft texture.

4. Production area:
It’s made in Lunigiana, province of Massa Carrara.

5. Production status:
r disappeared r at risk r active

6. Production process:
The rice is par boiled in salted water. It’s mixed with the remaining ingredients: egg, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg, butter and breadcrumbs, and baked in a 30cm pie tin for around 30 minutes at 200°C.

7. Materials, equipment and premises used for production:
s Kitchen utensils
s Gas or wood-fired oven

8. Notes on traditionalism, homogeneity of spread and persistence of production rules over time:
It’s mainly made for festivals and feasts, but can be bought from local bakeries all year round.

9. Production:
Production is estimated to be around 40-50 tonnes with peaks during the Easter period. Sales are primarily made directly in store and to local customers. Only a small portion is sold in the rest of the region.

Categoria
Fresh pastries and bakery products, biscuits, pastry and confectionery
Zona di produzione

Si produce in Lunigiana, provincia di Massa Carrara.