Le Marche and Food
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Discover Le Marche rich cuisine, great traditional and tasty food in between the coast and the mountain. A cuisine made by excellent products GMO-free, mostly organic or from sustainable techniques, supplied daily by skilled farmers, fishermen and harvesters: from tender shrimp to Conero muscles and from the white truffles of Acqualagna to ascolana olives stuffed with meat or fish, one of the most popular of the ascolana-style fried dishes.
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The Gold of Le Marche from Monte Castello

The Gold of Le Marche from Monte Castello | Le Marche and Food | Scoop.it

The nine classic Monte Castello food specialities are recognizable from the brand and their long presence on the shelves of large supermarket chains:

LENTILS

  • PEARLED SPELT
  • CHICK PEAS
  • COUNTRY SOUP
  • SPELT AND LENTIL SOUP
  • GRASS PEA
  • PEARLED BARLEY
  • BORLOTTI BEANS
  • CANNELLINI BEANS

All the Monte Castello products come from truly Italian cultivations, controlled and inspired by the genuine traditions of the Marche.
The nine basic products are supplemented by three related products, which enrich and complete the natural variety and increase the possibilities in the kitchen.

  • MAIZE FLOUR
  • CHICK PEA FLOUR
  • SPELT FLOUR
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If you want to make a healthy change to your diet, opt for ancient grains and legumes, boast a unique combination of protein, soluble dietary fiber, and complex carbohydrates.  Economically, they’re cheap as can be.  Environmentally, they’re extremely easy to cultivate, and demand very little water or space.  Good for you, your wallet, and the world.  Check.

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The Solfino Bean: an ancient bean varietal of LE Marche

The Solfino Bean: an ancient bean varietal of LE Marche | Le Marche and Food | Scoop.it

The Solfino Bean has returned to the Marche region and specifically, to Serra de’ Conti. Small, round and pale yellow (like sulphur from which it takes its name), this bean variety was commonly cultivated in the central regions of Italy (Marche, Tuscany and Umbria) in the past. Nearing extinction, it has been brought “back to life“ and cultivated in several areas. It is now once again being grown in the Marche region, as well. 

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