Discover and taste the typical products of Dolceacqua
Il Rossese di Dolceacqua, L’olio extravergine di oliva taggiasca, La Michetta
The Rossese di Dolceacqua
The Rossese di Dolceacqua, also known as Dolceacqua, is a wine produced in the West of Liguria, precisely in Val Nervia, Valbona valley and in a portion of Valle Roja in the province of Imperia.
The main towns producing this wine are Camporosso, Dolceacqua, Perinaldo, San Biagio della Cima, Soldano, Vallecrosia and Ventimiglia.
Olio extravergine di oliva taggiasca
The Taggiasca Olive is typical of the Ponente Liguria and in particular of the Province of Imperia. Its name comes from the town of Taggia, but it was brought there by the monks of San Colombano, which came from the island monastery of Lerino.
The taggiasca olive spreaded throughout Italy, although the largest cultivation has always remained in the province of Imperia; This variety is one of the most famous for the production of extra virgin olive oil as well as one of the best canned olives, because its fruit, despite its small size, is very tasty.
The Michetta is Dolceacqua’s typical sweet and can be found almost every day in all grocery stores, cooked according to different culinary traditions.
Since 2008, the Michetta is protected by the Municipal Origin of Origin, with the aim of safeguarding the productive and organoleptic features of this ancient product, which constitutes a heritage of the economic and cultural value of Dolceacqua.
Fonte : dolceacqua.it