Altamura bread: goodness in tradition

Jul 27, 2020 149

Altamura bread is one of the most famous gastronomic products in Puglia. It has very ancient origins. The latin poet Orazio (1st century BC) in a passage from the "Satire" wrote: "best bread in the world, so much so that the diligent traveler brings a supply for the continuation of the journey".

But the fame of Altamura bread does not end here. It has continued to grow over the centuries until the present day. In 2003 it was the first flour starch to obtain DOP (protected designation of origin) certification, affirming its excellence in the entire Italian peninsula. But what is the story?

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