Fruit and Vegetables

from the guide IL GOLOSARIO the archives of ALEXALA

AZ. AGR. CASCINA FOLLETTO

Tortona

AZ. AGR. CASCINA FOLLETTO

The life of the excellent perfumed strawberries of Tortona is too short: just twenty days a year. It is difficult to sell them fresh: the jams, like those of Cascina Folletto where the fruits are also offered in combination …

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AZ. AGR. FAMIGLIA PISACCO

Garbagna

AZ. AGR. FAMIGLIA PISACCO

Cherries reign supreme in Massimo Pisacco's orchard. They are present in the varieties of Bella di Garbagna, typical of Val Grue, sweet and fleshy, the Grisona from Alessandria and the Pistoiese (short stem and large fruit), …

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AZ. AGR. LA CARCASSOLA

Tortona

AZ. AGR. LA CARCASSOLA

Ottofile corn once characterised the Tortona area: today, it is kept alive by few tenacious producers, who cultivate it according to ancient techniques, drying it in the sun and grinding it with stone. Patrizia Lodi, the …

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AZ. AGR. LA NOCCIOLA

Moncestino

AZ. AGR. LA NOCCIOLA

The name itself is already a guarantee for those who want to find authentic Piedmont hazelnuts. In this farm dedicated to the coriliculture, they are available freshly picked, in shell or shelled and roasted. They are then …

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AZ. AGR. MELAMANGIO IN MONFERRATO

Odalengo Piccolo

AZ. AGR. MELAMANGIO IN MONFERRATO

Claudio Caramellino knows the secrets of the Monferrato countryside: wanting to recover ancient traditions and crops of the territory, he created the Melamangio brand that deals above all with the ancient varieties of apple. …

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AZ. AGR. PADANA DI PAOLO BOBBIO

Castellazzo Bormida

AZ. AGR. PADANA DI PAOLO BOBBIO

The tradition of the vegetable gardens is rooted in the Castellazzo area, but Paolo Bobbio has gone further by converting his great-grandfather’s land to the cultivation of vegetables and medicinal herbs. He uses only …

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AZ. AGR. TINELLI

Alessandria

AZ. AGR. TINELLI

The varieties of pears vary depending on the season: in summer, Morettini, dr. Guyot and William's and in autumn, Conference, Abate Fetel, Kaiser, Passacrassana, Madernassa. Apples (Mondial Gala, Fuji, Braeburn, Mela Golden …

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AZ. AGR. VACCANEO CLAUDIO

Nizza Monferrato

AZ. AGR. VACCANEO CLAUDIO

Claudio Vaccaneo has been growing the hunchback cardoon for years with extraordinary results: the name comes from the fact that the cardoon is curved by the burying of the stalk during cultivation. This vegetable is a symbol …

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