Specialities

Part of the pleasure of a holiday is trying new foods, whether as snacks or wholesome meals. In Italy the list of foods famous for their taste and originality is endless: there are our cheeses and cold meats, our fruit and vegetables, our cereals like rice and buckwheat, our honey. In Italy the tourist who loves good food can confound choice itself.
In this section we will reveal the characteristics and flavours of some of our most famous typical dishes, knowing that it was impossible to resist tasting them during your stay in Italy.

La pianta del Cappero di Pantelleria (www.capperi.pantelleria.it)

CAPERS FROM PANTELLERIA IGP

Discovering the secrets of this typical product of Sicily.

I tipici salumi toscani

TASTES OF TUSCANY

A real journey into the country traditions, those distinct flavours of Tuscany countryside where gourmets from all over the world find something “to get their teeth into”.

(www.ilpanenerodicastel vetrano.it)

BLACK BREAD FROM CASTELVETRANO

The symbol of the Sicilian tradition, that can not miss on the table of the housewives.

Mora Romagnola

This is the name of the 335 thousand black pigs that once populated the valleys and hills of the Apenines in Romagna. The species was so named in Faenza in 1942, in the course of a meeting about livestock when the characteristics of the breed were precisely defined.

FINOCCHIONA

Typical Tuscany salami which is famous throughout the world.

Lamb and Mutton, Quality Controlled Products

Typical of the rural traditions of Romagna, these Controlled Quality (QC) meats are obtained from lambs and sheep raised according to a strict regimen of production with clearly defined rules.

(www.agraria.org)

PISTACHIO FROM BRONTE

This particular fruit from the Orient conquered by this village near Catania, under the Etna.

I prodotti tipici della tradizione siciliana (www.sicilian.net)

DINING WITH SICILY

The fascination of Sicily gets to the heart of the traveller once again, not just with the wine but the delicious culinary delights.

(www.agricoltura.terresiena.it)

DOP TUSCANY PECORINO (SHEEP’S MILK CHEESE)

The typical cheese of the Tuscan country cooking, that wins all over the world everyone’s palate.