Delights from the Archipelago

Islands are, by nature and vocation, ideal places for small productions that make the most of a land, retrieving ancient skills and traditional processing methods. Agri-foodstuffs, in particular, are the products of excellence of Tuscan islands, and their safeguard contributes to the preservation of biodiversity, too.

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Marmalades and fruit jams are produced with the fruit cultivated in the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, in some cases also organic fruit, like apricots, plums, oranges, lemons, but also Elba chestnuts, Capraia myrtle, and Giglio marasca cherries....
Category: Preserves
Panficato is a traditional product of Giglio Island: it is a sweet loaf, rather tender, with a brown color, made with the most common fruits the island offers, like dried black figs or neruccioli, small and dark, that are dipped into some wine, broken...
Category: Sweets
Schiaccia Briaca
It is a traditional sweet of Elba Island combining characteristic ingredients of the Middle East, like raisins and pine nuts, and the 19th century addition of Aleatico or Moscato wine to make it "briaca" (meaning "drunk"), as well as walnuts. The 19th...
Category: Sweets
In the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago Elba, Giglio, and Capraia, the honey produced comes from Mediterranean flowers and essences like rosemary, thistle, heather, chestnut, and strawberry tree. It is a traditional product, often produced with organic...
Category: Honey
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Elba Island is characterized by the cultivation of traditional olive trees producing a top-quality extra-virgin olive oil which has obtained PGI Toscana (Protected Geographical Indication), like Frantoio, Leccino, Moraiolo, Pendolino. The olive groves...
Category: Oil
Bonito under oil is included in the list of traditional products and is prepared with fillets of bonito coming from the sea of the Tuscan Islands. It is a traditional product of the Tuscan Archipelago, and its main ingredient comes from the Park area....
Category: Fish
Wine growing has always been the most important traditional activity of Elba Island, although today is less practiced than in the past, but more careful to enhance the quality of the products. The most representative wine of Elba is Aleatico, a passito...
Category: Wine
Local beer produced in Elba Island.
Category: Further Products
Water spring situated in Elba Island, in loc. Poggio (Marciana). It is bottled and mainly sold to the local restaurants of Elba Island. Sometimes it can be also found in some restaurants in Florence.
Category: Further Products
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