The regional cuisine is a delightful explosion of genuine flavours, spicy scents and vibrant colours; traditional Lucanian dishes are increasingly appreciated in the food and wine industry and can be found both in Italy and all over the world.

From traditional hand-made pasta to meat – mostly lamb, goat, pork and veal – from flavoursome vegetables, used in many recipes, to colourful and scented fruit, the other great regional speciality flourishing in the immense citrus groves and fruit gardens located throughout the region.