Category: Gastronomy

The “moscioli” from Portonovo

In Le Marche we have a way of identifying people “outside” our region, ask them to pronounce the word “moscioli”. The Italian grammar rule would suggest it to be pronounced as mosciòli, but it is in fact pronounced mòscioli. But what are these moscioli? They look like cozze but they are a local mussel species..

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Photowalk with Destinazione Marche: Marotta-Mondolfo

For several years the Destination Management Organization of Le Marche Region has been orginazing special photography days in villages, cities, and interesting (and, sometimes unique) places all around our region. They are the so-called “Photowalks”. The participants are divided into groups and accompanied by a local guide. The guide leads the photographers in a tour..

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Who said that eating fish is luxury? Try out Pesce Azzurro!

Le Marche has it all, mountains, hills, borghi and coastline. And by coastline I also mean FISH. Delicious, tasteful and yet, expensive fish. Even though the majority of our restaurants knows how to mix together quality and convenience, eating fish is not something that every wallet can afford. Hence, the original idea of a fisherman..

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MIG – More than a museum in a cellar

The basement is usually the best place to keep the darkest secrets, but in this case the cellar couldn’t have more to offer. I am speaking about the one in Cupra Montana, which was originally the cellar of the 18th century Monastery of Santa Caterina, not in use anymore. After a beautiful and careful work..

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