Monthly Archives: November 2015

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THE DESSERT OF WINTER IN THE MARCHE: THE CAVALLUCCI

Our Cavallucci. The gastronomic journey through the Marche has been always been surprising us because every area, often every town, has its flavors and its traditional recipes. Today we talk of cavallucci (horses), so called because with their shape reminiscent of the back and the legs of a horse. They are sweet typical of the winter period, in the past the women began to prepare at San Martino, that is, when you could find the new wine, and then continued production throughout the cold season. The dough recipe, handed down from mother to daughter, from generation to generation contains sapa (or boiled must), dried figs, candied fruits, raisins, chocolate, nuts, almonds, grated orange, coffee and bread crumbs. What it is called a real bundle of energy. Do you want to try with your hand? Here it is the recipe!

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The olive harvest and the oil

The olives and the oil, sacred and ancient gifts, now more than ever on our tables. The Egyptians attributed the art of prepare oil to Isis, in the Bible an olive branch carried by a dove announced to Noè, the end of the Flood while the Greeks attributed the spread of the olive tree of Athena.

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