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The Agro Pontino brand of taste: from history to the table

For Italians the Agro Pontino brand has always existed but maybe it needed a logo to make it recognizable abroad. The history of the Pontine Plain and the birth of the Agro Pontino seem recent but are rooted in the centuries past.

As a particular fate, in the coasts of Lazio, south of Rome a

By |February 7th, 2017|Special Food & Wine, Specialplaces|0 Comments

Tradition of Scottone Cheese from Rocca Priora

We are in a square in the town, with a copper pan, and a young shepherd are the focus of the ancient tradition of scottone cheese in Rocca Priora.

The festival of the Scottone animates the cold Sunday in Rocca Priora, the town that occupies the highest peak of the Castelli Romani in a magical

By |January 27th, 2017|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Be cured with food? A Ferentino bakery is for you

The Internet is full of advice on how to be cured with food, how to eat healthy and on gluten problems. But finding someone in Ferentino making bread and pizza according to the principles of Nutraceutical (Nutrition + Pharmaceutical) was a surprise.

At first glance Gusto Antico seemed like any other bakery any and Luciano

By |January 24th, 2017|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

San Martino with Cesanese: when all the ‘must’ becomes wine

Again this year the producers of the Cesanese of Piglio meet to celebrate St Martin’s festival on the November 11 and try the new wine of a very special season. It repeats the tradition that aims for this day to be dedicated to the ‘fruits’ of autumn: wine, chestnuts and polenta – to connect

By |November 11th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Piglio Cesanese, new frontiers of homeopathy in vineyards

Piglio is famous for its Cesanese DOCG red wine and now also its fame will grow due to the particular way in which some winemakers are taking care of their vineyards. This is the case of Geminiano Montecchi who uses homeopathy in vineyards to protect his vines and organizes courses to disseminate this culture.

Geminiano

By |November 5th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Cesanese del Piglio 43rd Grape Festival

For most people beyond the boundaries of Ciociaria and Rome, the Cesanese del Piglio grape is still a mystery, an idiosyncracy of Lazio whose history is a small paragraph in the stories of Italian grapes and thriving viniculture.

For many, the wines of Lazio are represented by the Frascati whites of the Castelli Romani, more

By |September 27th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Queen of Sgurgola Donuts: traditional dishes

Every dish has its own history that is intrigueing and Sgurgola Donuts are known as the Queen for their particular shape that resembles a crown.

In the tradition the donuts were made at Easter, with white flour, also marking the arrival of spring. They were like a pagan omen in which the Resurrection of Christ

By |September 21st, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

Festival of Grapes in Sgurgola, the best of Ciociaria

Did you know that grapes of Sgurgola were among the delicacies of Munich? Can you imagine the German buyers fighting over baskets of grapes from Sgurgola?

This was Sgurgola before the intoxication by mass industries and multinationals: a fertile area that thanks to the railway station was exporting its products around the world. And its

By |September 6th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

An Unforgettable Icecream

What is an unforgettable icecream? I would say that with my long experience of ‘chronic addiction to ice cream’ the answer is a holistic experience.

Eating an ice cream is an experience that can give you a moment of joy. When we go to a bar rather than a supermarket to buy an ice cream,

By |August 7th, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

A Paliano Osteria in the castle alley

From a friendship an inn in was founded in Paliano. A Paliano osteria, just round the corner from the old gate, which immediately became a meeting place due to the magic of the place, the warmth of the welcome and the quality of food they offer. lt is “Osteria un Quato all’Uva”.

The place of

By |August 3rd, 2016|Special Food & Wine|0 Comments

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