Biological Wheat

Hulled (or spelled) wheat is the oldest type of wheat and was cultivated 8000 years ago in the Mediterranean area. The term flour is derived from its name (farro). Because of its high protein content the Romans used it to feed the legionnaires and polenta of hulled wheat (puls) was Read more…

Truffle

The area of Leonessa is renowned for the quality of its black truffles and Leonessa is one of the Truffle Cities. The search for truffles also invites many enthusiasts to search in winter under the snow with specially trained dogs. The truffle is prepared with hulled wheat soup, sprinkled over Read more…

Potato Gnocchi

The dumplings, the first traditional dish based on boiled potatoes that are hand crushed and kneaded into a paste with flour and egg, are seasoned with meat sauce or just tomato. The dumplings are then sprinkled with seasoned sheep cheese or Parmesan cheese.

Bixio Cherubini

Born in Leonessa, Bixio Cherubini became known worldwide for his song ‘Mamma’ written before World War II. Bixio was a very famous singer and poet and his songs won important awards: for instance Vola Colomba won the Sanremo festival. He was a descendant of the composer Cherubini and opposed his Read more…

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