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Carignano Zest

Carignano Zest
Carignano Zest
PAT - Traditional Agri-Foodstuffs


Definition
Carignano Zest are candied citrus fruit peels whose ingredients are only peels and sugar.
The traditional recipe is described by Mario Marsero, a confectioner of the 18th century, in the book Dolci delizie subalpine. Piccola storia dell'arte dolciaria a Torino e in Piemonte, published by Lindau, Turin.

  • Production Area: Municipality of Carignano.

  • Legislative Protection: Carignano Zest are classified among the "Traditional Agri-foodstuffs of Regione Piemonte", according to art. 8 of the Legislative Decree 30th April 1998, n. 173 and the Annex to the Decisions of the Regional Council 15th April 2002 n. 46-5823.

Bibliography if you want to know more: Castagno Paolo, "La dolce tavola di Carignano: gli zest e il cariton - tutela e riscoperta di due dolci tipici locali", Carignano, 2008 (for copies, write an e-mail to paolocastagno@tele2.it)

The ProducersLocality;
 Pasticceria CandidoCarignano (TO)
 Pasticceria SavoiaCarignano (TO)
 Pietrafesa Lucia Laboratorio PasticceriaCarignano (TO)
 Rodondi Luigi PanificioCarignano (TO)

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