Parks.it Homepage
 

Products: Vegetables and Legumes

The Tastes of the Park

The territory of Pollino National Park is characterized by a harsh and varied nature including mountains, woodlands, and streams, and by a unique flora and fauna.
The characteristic local products represent without a doubt another particular feature of this territory and, therefore, a further experience for visitors, offering them the opportunity to share the man-nature harmonious balance perfectly represented by the local products of Pollino.

Rotonda Red Aubergine
Rotonda Red Aubergine
Found 5 results (Sort order: Category > Product)
This is a small lentil, which can vary in colour from pink, to green or beige, probably of Middle Eastern and Asian origins. The lentil of Mormanno was believed to be lost until a few years ago. The technicians of the Regional Agency for Agricultural...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
Quality Brands:
 
Slow Food Presidium
Ribbed Tomato
History: Ribbed tomato is used fresh, in salad or on toasted bread. Before the industrial cultivar became widespread, it was used also to prepare tomato sauce, a habit which is still alive in the Park territory. Territory: Mercure Valley Shape: spherical,...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
Rotonda Red Aubergine
Production features: Its cultivation is characteristic both for the traditional techniques used and the processing methods, linked to the local traditions. It is harvested by hand with scissors, cutting a small piece of peduncle. Territory: Pollino...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
Senise sweet pepper obtained the PGI label in 1996. It is produced in Senise and in other twelve towns of Sinni valley. It is characterized by a thin pulp and a low content in liquids, that makes it easier to dry in the sun after being arranged by hand...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
White beans like Tondino or white Poverello di Rotonda, a product with a protected designation of origin, are mainly cultivated in Mercure Valley. They are sown within the first half of June and are harvested by hand in two or three passages between September...
Category: Vegetables and Legumes
share-stampashare-mailQR Codeshare-facebookshare-twitter
© 2022 - Ente Parco Nazionale del Pollino