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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Variegated radicchio

The history of the “edible rose”, another name for variegated radicchio, goes back centuries. It dates to the end of the nineteenth century and was obtained from a cross between the Treviso radicchio (Cichorium intybus) and the endive (Cichorium indivia). Genetic improvements were made gradually from this point on until they obtained the marvellous salad…
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Chestnuts

When it comes to Chestnuts, the Veneto area has a particularly good reputation and can boast the European PGI logo for the chestnuts harvested from the Pedemontana trevigiana area, the Borso del Grappa to the Pederobba area and the Asolani and Montello hills - lands which comprise 19 different municipalities. The official European name is:…
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