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The Slow Food Presidium of Serra de’ Conti: the cicerchia

It’s not the first time we mention the Queen of Legumes in Le Marche, Its Majesty Cicerchia. During Carnival, we prepared the Cicerchiata, named after It, but we have just referred to it for its shape. The Latin name is Lathyrus Sativus, but it is also known as grass pea or Indian pea. This small irregularly..

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Carnival in Fano

Three cannon shots and…let’s go! Nope, it’s not the beginning of a battle, or at least, not a battle as you normally intend it. It’s a sweets&chocolate battle! We are in Fano, a village by the sea in the northern part of Le Marche. And we are celebrating a special event: the oldest Carnival in..

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Le Marche in plural

Have you ever wondered the origin of a country’s name? Here’s a smattering of history to introduce you the origin of Le Marche. The history of Le Marche dates back to the Stone Age, and has undergone some extremely violent periods. The Picens were the first population to leave important traces that forged the beauty..

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