Tag: slow food

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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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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