Category: Restaurants

Truffle hunting in Acqualagna

I love the autumn, if it wasn’t for its weather! But despite the short dark days, autumn in Le Marche means beautiful colours (have you noticed our new header image?) and..even more food, of course! Last year with Mamma Graziella we learned how to bake from the grapes must, a very autumnal food. This year..

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Isabelle and Elke at the Photowalk in Fermo

The agenda of Marche Tourism is never empty! At the beginning of September, a new important spot of our region was ready to welcome more than 200 photo-participants. The city was Fermo, this time, one of the 5 “provinces” of Le Marche. My fellow bloggers Isabelle and Elke, and some of their friends, joined the..

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Castelli di Arcevia. Part 1: Caudino and Nidastore

Arcevia is amongst the most famous villages in our region. The secret is that it is not only a village that we are referring to, rather 9 small walled villages – castelli in Italian – (we explained the word Castelli before in our blog) in the valley around it. I know, I know, this is..

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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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FAI Autumn Days: “Pesche” of Ancona and Restaurant La Vecchia Pesca

Do you remember when we enjoyed the FAI events in Spring? Well, it’s time to visit some new hidden treasures, with their autumn counterparts: le giornate FAI di Autunno (Autumn FAI days). For those who lack long lasting memory, FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano) is the Italian equivalent of the British National Trust. Every year, on..

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