Germogli di vitalba sott’olio

Germogli di vitalba sott’olio, also known as vitalba sprouts in oil, is a traditional delicacy from the Marche region in Italy. It is made by preserving the sprouts of the vitalba plant in oil, resulting in a unique and flavorful product. This delicacy can be found in various towns and communes in Marche, including Ancona, Pesaro, and Macerata.

In Ancona, you can find germogli di vitalba sott’olio at the local gourmet store “La Bottega del Gusto” located on Via XXIX Settembre. Another store where you can purchase this delicacy is “La Corte dei Sapori” in Pesaro, situated on Via Rossini. In Macerata, you can visit “La Dispensa dei Sapori” on Via Roma to find germogli di vitalba sott’olio.

One popular recipe using germogli di vitalba sott’olio is a simple bruschetta. Toast some slices of bread, then top them with the preserved sprouts and a drizzle of the oil. Another delicious recipe is a pasta dish. Cook your favorite pasta according to the package instructions, then toss it with germogli di vitalba sott’olio, grated Parmesan cheese, and a pinch of black pepper.

Germogli di vitalba sott’olio has received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional production methods and high quality. The specifications for this product include using only sprouts from the vitalba plant, preserving them in extra virgin olive oil, and following traditional preservation techniques. This ensures the authentic taste and characteristics of germogli di vitalba sott’olio.

– “La Bottega del Gusto” –
– “La Corte dei Sapori” –
– “La Dispensa dei Sapori” –