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Tuscan DOP Pecorino Chianti

Food & Chianti under the Tuscan Sun

Swoon over Chianti’s rolling hills covered in serried vines and bordered by pencil-thin Cypress trees. Explore exquisite medieval walled villages, and luxuriate in ancient spas, then release your inner gourmand with fine Tuscan DOP food and wine. A tip: when eating out, or buying produce, look out for the DOP (denominazione di origine protetta) label. […]

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Italian Heritage Foods Tuscany DOP

Italian Heritage Foods – Tuscany DOP

Tuscany’s DOP (denominazione di origine protetta) label can be applied to Pecorino cheese, Prosciutto ham and Chianti wine. The labelling is intrinsic to Italian heritage foods. In ‘Food Heroes’, Georgia Pellegrino explores some of these traditions, including dry-curing meat: US Food Standards v. Italian Tradition In 2002, in the interests of food safety, Pellegrino writes […]

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