Marrone di Campora, Maron ed Campra

The Marrone di Campora, also known as Maron ed Campra, is a traditional chestnut variety that is primarily found in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This particular chestnut is grown in specific towns and communes within Emilia-Romagna, including Campora, Castelnovo ne’ Monti, and Carpineti. It can be found in various stores and shops in these areas, such as local markets and specialty food stores.

One popular recipe that features Marrone di Campora is the Marron Glacé, a candied chestnut delicacy. To make this sweet treat, the chestnuts are first boiled, then peeled and cooked in a sugar syrup until they become tender. They are then glazed and dried, resulting in a shiny and delicious chestnut candy.

The Marrone di Campora has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which is a certification that guarantees the traditional production methods and quality of the product. Some of the specifications of this chestnut variety include its large size, sweet and delicate flavor, and the absence of any chemical treatments.

Sources:
– “Marrone di Campora” – www.emiliaromagnaturismo.it
– “Marrone di Campora” – www.prodottitipici.com