Products of the earth

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Broccoletti del Lago

Brocoletti del lago are cultivated in the sandy soils adjacent to Lake Trasimeno, particularly in the area near Comuni...

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Cicerchia

Cicerchia or Chickling vetch (Lathyrus sativus) is a pulse that is little known today but which is still widely...

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Cannara Onions

Cannara onions have a round, white bulb with bulging ends (pinched). They are planted in open field in March,...

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Lenticchie

The record for being the oldest cultivated pulse appears to belong, by right, to the lentil. In a well-known...

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Saffron

Saffron was very common among ancient peoples. This spice has a unique and inebriating aroma and it also had...

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Celery

Black celery of Trevi is undoubtedly one of the more unusual vegetables grown in the territory of the province...

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Spelt

This ancient grain is strong and pure and was the staple food of Asian and Mediterranean populations for centuries....

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Red potato

The cultivation of potatoes was introduced to Umbria in the first half of the 18th century. It is only...

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Fagiolina

This is a small cream-coloured, long-shaped bean. Its colour varies and has different types of speckles. It has been...

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