Lucanica di Picerno iGP

Basilicata

lucanica

The lucanica is a sausage made with pork cuts stitched with a knife, tanned with fennel seeds and chili powder. The sausage best known is that of Cancellara,with the characteristic shape to u.

This sausage is prepared with pieces of second and third choice of pigs reared in the area. The meat, processed by the knife, is cured with fennel seeds, salt.

Mixture is added lard mixed with chili. At this point, the mixture is stuffed into natural casings properly cleaned and sterilized, which, once filled, are folded in ring so that it becomes easier to hang.

The flavor is decided, with good flavor and piquancy. Its use is equal to that of other meats, is usual even put it in oil or lard for a longer shelf life.

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