Remember when we were talking about the history of Le Marche, dating back to many, many years ago? I have some proof to introduce to you (especially you, sceptical readers)! I am talking about the prehistoric moat of Conelle, near Arcevia. Accidently found during the construction of a road in 1879, this extraordinary work dates..
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..
Once upon a time there were two lovers who could not live their love fully. This may be the beginning of several love stories, but the one that took place in Gradara is unique and tragic at the same time. We are in the romantic castle of Gradara, on a top of a strategic hill,..
Carnival has always been a special time of the year for us, in Le Marche. Also, many years ago even the poorest dedicated themselves to the cooking and the tradition has never changed so far. Our region boasts a cooking tradition that has nothing to envy to other regions. The Carnival menu has many entries,..
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..
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..