At the heel of an Italian “boot”, a part of Italy washed by two seas is located. “Rainless country” this is how the name of this region Apulia is translated from Latin.
Rich harvests of grains, vegetables and olives are gathered here, on this land warmed by generous sun, fanned by sea breeze, and guarded by reliable Saint Nikolaos the Wonderworker, whose relics are kept in Basilica of Saint Nicholas.
Cultures of various nations starting from ancient Greeks mixed up and formed traditions, including cooking ones, that are now associated with Apulia.
Gourmet Museum De Licateum gathered the best products in its exhibit, grown on generous Apulia land and cooked by traditional old recipes, handed down from generation to generation for ages.
Thus, let us introduce wines of Vinicola Mastricci brand. Flavors range from astringent to delicate, from light to thick velvet – Vinicola Mastricci wines have found their admirers among gastronomes and connoisseurs of fine wine. To know more about these wines and find out Vinicola Mastricci success secret, please, follow the link.
Thanking to products from Bella Contadina you may enjoy a variety of tastes of giant olives Bella di Cerignola Olive. Juicy savory olives are gathered manually and delivered carefully to point of destination.
Where there are handpicked olives, there will be an excellent olive oil. Products by Clemente company will become essential item at your kitchen. Bio DOP dauno Gargano Svevia olive oil, organic, with intensive fruit flavor, of warm golden color, brings rich flavors even into the simplest dishes. Other types of Clemente olive oil you will find following the link.
Gourmets will be pleased by racy cheese Scamorza Affumicata from Luigi Guffanti that serves as a piquant supplement to many dishes. Cheese smoked on certified wooden crisps has rich flavor. It goes fine with white wine. Have a look at our cheese collection following the link.
In addition, of course, you can buy pasta of superior quality in De Licateum by Gentile producer, established in 1876 in a lovely Gragnano city, where perfect pasta making traditions were born and formed way back in 16th century.
Gentile’s products starting from 2010 were honored with IGP (d’ Indicazione Geografica Protetta) mark that confirms its high production quality and usage of traditional high quality pasta ingredients.
Company’s products are still hand-made at some stages. That is not a surprise, as here they know how to keep traditions of classic premium pasta making. Learn more about products here.