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The fruits of Alcantara
The fruits of Alcantara

Gastronomy

The Alcantara valley offers visitors many gastronomic specialties

Along the "water way" there are many food products of high quality and ancient plantation traditions. The old cheese-making tradition offers fresh as well as aged products (pecorino cheese and provole) but also new products combined with the fruits of the territory, such as cheeses with nuts, to taste Alcantara's tradition.
The Moio plain is proud of its rich peach production. The very high quality of their production depends on the traditional picking technique: the fruits are picked only when they are almost ripe, so that peaches can reach their best tastes and fragrances.
The landscape of the valley is characterized by lands mostly cultivated with fruit trees. Each municipality, with its quality agricultural products (from citrus trees to cherries, medlars and nuts), contributes to offer a farming as well as cultural landscape at the same time considering how deeply-rooted it is in the local traditions.
Oil and wines are excellent: just taste a simple homemade bread slice with a bit of oil... its scent will be only one of the many memories left after the visit to the Alcantara Park.

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PGI - Protected Geographical Indication
Slow Food Presidium
 Interdonato Lemon - Fine or Special Fruit
The story of the "Interdonato Lemon" started in 1875, when the hero of the Garibaldi's army, the... >>
Fruit
PAT
 Nut of Motta Camastra
It is one of the main typical agricultural products of Motta Camastra, and it is characterized by a ... >>
Fruit
   Peach of Mojo
It is a local traditional product of the Municipality of Mojo Alcantara, which is characterized by h... >>
Fruit
PDO - Protected Designation of Origin
 Extra-virgin Olive Oil of Monte Etna - Dop
Sight Deep golden yellow with intense green shades. Smell Fruity, of light or medium intensity. Fru... >>
Oil
PDO - Protected Designation of Origin
 Valdemone Extra-virgin olive oil - Protected designation of origin
Extra-virgin olive oil "Valdemone" with protected designation of origin is extracted from several ol... >>
Oil
   Red cabbage from Mojo
With its intensely pigmented color, the red cabbage is a local type whose organoleptic properties an... >>
Vegetables and Legumes
DOC
 DOC Etna Red Wine
On the Mount Etna the grapevine plays a fundamental role. The 'Homo Etneus' enhanced a rugge... >>
Wine
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