Pită de Pecica

Pită de Pecica
Type Bread
Place of origin Romania
Region or state Arad County
Cookbook: Pită de Pecica  Media: Pită de Pecica

Pită de Pecica[1] is a Romanian round bread, roasted directly on hearth, specific from the town of Pecica in Arad County.

From 1980 to 1989, Pită de Pecica arrived daily on the table of dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, who was impressed by its taste. It was transported by jet plane daily from Arad airport to the capital.[2]

Pită de Pecica has been submitted for a protected designation of origin (PDO) by European Union.

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Notes and references

  1. (in Romanian)Pita de Pecica, de pe vremea dacilor, produs traditional cu patalama de la UE, 26 October 2009, eco magazin, 3 March 2012
  2. (in Romanian)Pâinea preferată a lui Ceaușescu intră în Europa, 27 October 2010, Vlad Odobescu, evz.ro, 9 July 2011
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