Pesca

Pesca, also known as peach in English, is a delicious fruit that can be found in various towns and communes of Calabria, Italy. This region is known for its fertile soil and favorable climate, which makes it an ideal place for growing peaches. Some specific towns and communes where peaches can be found include Cosenza, Catanzaro, and Reggio Calabria.

In these towns, you can find peaches in local markets, grocery stores, and fruit stands. Some popular stores where you can find fresh peaches include Frutta e Verdura in Cosenza, La Fruttivendola in Catanzaro, and Il Mercato delle Pesche in Reggio Calabria.

Peaches can be enjoyed in various ways, and Calabrian cuisine offers some delicious recipes featuring this fruit. One popular recipe is Pesche Ripiene, which is stuffed peaches. Another recipe is Pesche al Vino, which is peaches cooked in wine. Both recipes highlight the natural sweetness and juiciness of the fruit.

Peaches from Calabria have received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees their quality and authenticity. Some specifications of Calabrian peaches include their vibrant color, juicy flesh, and sweet flavor. They are typically harvested in the summer months and are best enjoyed when ripe and fragrant.

Sources:
1. “Calabria: la pesca di Cosenza” – www.calabria.it
2. “Le pesche di Catanzaro” – www.catanzaro.it
3. “Reggio Calabria: il mercato delle pesche” – www.reggiocalabria.it