Questo sito o gli strumenti terzi da questo utilizzati si avvalgono di cookie necessari al funzionamento ed utili alle finalità illustrate nella cookie policy. Se vuoi saperne di più o negare il consenso a tutti o ad alcuni cookie, consulta la cookie policy. Chiudendo questo banner, scorrendo questa pagina, cliccando su un link o proseguendo la navigazione in altra maniera, acconsenti all'uso dei cookie.

Accetta

 

english

  • Conti Zecca Salento Winery

    Conti Zecca Salento Winery

    Wine Farm, Quality Wines, Negramaro, DOC Italy wine, Primitivo from Salento, Malvasia Wines, Chardonnay Wines, Leverano, Salento,...

  • Rocco Palace Praiano

    Rocco Palace Praiano

  • Amalfi Transfer Amalfi Coast

    Amalfi Transfer Amalfi Coast

    Exclusive Excursions, Taxi Driver, Airport Transfers Naples Capodichino Rome Salerno Neapolitan Riviera Amalficoast Campania Italy

  • Hotel Astoria Sorrento

    Hotel Astoria Sorrento

    Quality Bed and Breakfast 4 Stars Hotel accommodation Restaurant Town Center Sorrento Neapolitan Riviera Campania Italy

  • Relais Il Cannito Capaccio

    Relais Il Cannito Capaccio

    Charming Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Cilento Coast Luxury B&B Capaccio Paestum Amalfi Coast Excursions Salerno Campania Italy

you are here: Home More About Gastronomy in Benevento and Sannio area

Stay

Visit a locality browsing the menu on the left. In each Italy area you can then choose the best touristical structures we are proposing.

Most viewed in Italy

  • Santa Croce Luxury Villa - Amalfi

    As the smooth curves of a Mediterranean woman, who knows how to surprise and conquer, revealing, piece after piece, her wild and untamed nature, so the Amalfi coast hides inside its soul, delicate and virile at the same time, a sensuality that manifests...

  • Sunland Travel and Accommodation Amalfi Coast

    Sunland since 1979 is the leading tour operator for ground hanling services on Amalfi Coast, Cilento and Neapolitan Riviera. Sunland is the partner of some of the biggest tour operator world wide. Our attentive staff is at your service for: Hotel accomodation...

  • Amalfi Coast Destination Shore Excursions

    The Amalfi Coast, suspended between sea and Sky, is a land of an amazing beauty. Our wish, having the pleasure to be your driver/guide, is to share with you the traditions, art, history, landscapes and the beauty that makes this land, " The Divine Amalfi...

  • Amalfi Vacation Amalfi Coast

    Self-catering villas and apartments on the Amalfi Coast with pool, access to the sea and air conditioning. Amalfi Vacation owns and manages all the Amalfi Coast villas shown on the website. We are specialists in luxury villas and self-catering apartments...

  • Hotel Santa Caterina Amalfi

    Located on the famous AmalfiCoast drive, a few minutes from the famous town of Amalfi, the Santa Caterina enjoys a panoramic coastal setting of incomparable beauty. The history of this special resort is as impressive as its surroundings. In 1880, Giuseppe...

Print this page Send to a friend by e-mail

Share:
fb-like
g-plus

Gastronomy in Benevento and Sannio area

The local Benevento-Sannita cooking traditions have solid farming roots. All starts with a typical dish of hand made pasta (lagane, fusilli, "cicatielli", tagliatelle) with sauces of lamb, ragout or legumes.

Not to miss are the local cheeses: Caciocavallo Silano Dop, from the milk of the local grazed cows, proposed in two tastes "dolce" (sweet) or "piccante" (tasty); the Pecorino (goat cheese) di Laticauda Sannita and the Caciocavallo Podolico, a cheese delicacy made from the milk of the podolica cow species. After two years of maturation this last special variety of cheese becomes covered by a thin layer of white and grey mildew and the consistence becomes friable, and breaks into flakes.

Worth a taste are the "ammugliatelli", rolled slices of lambs interiors, liver and lung, cooked with parsley and garlic sauce.

Famous between the local vegetables are: the aromatic onions of Bonea; the artichokes of Pietralcina, which are used often to make a delicious ragout; the annurca apple with Neapolitan origins and a white flesh and slightly sour taste and the cherries of Tocco Caudio of the Regional Park of Taburno-Camposauro.

The Tortano of Amorosi (a special bread filled with pieces of salami and local cheeses); Faicchio bread croutons with fresh tomato, olive oil, oregano, caciocavallo cheese and salted anchovies; taralli biscuits with wild fennel and pepper of San Lorenzello; porcini mushrooms and grilled sausages of Cusano Mutri, which crumbled with fresh ricotta cheese make a rich pasta filling; the precious ham of Pietraroja (with antique origins evidenced since 1776); the pastiera rice cake of Morcone (a typical Neapolitan Easter cake); the "pizza chiena", a stuffed pizza with slices of cheese, parma ham, spicy sausage and egg; the lasagne of San Lorenzo Maggiore filled with mozzarella cheese, fried slices of sausage and boiled egg, parmisan cheese and basil leaves; the fried zucchini blossoms filled with scamorza cheese of Pietralcina and salted anchovies; to complete the line, the torroncini covered with chocolate of San Marco dei Cavoti, which with the nougat of Benevento are both World-wide famous Italian products.

Worth of mention are also the local liqueurs: Strega and Nocillo. The first, made only locally, has secret ingredients and preparation, whilst the second one is a distil of nut husks, rich of tannin that gives the dark colour and strong flavour.

The province of Benevento is also an important stop for all wine tasters. Six Doc wines are produced in the local dynamic vineyards: Aglianico del Taburno, Taburno, Guardiolo, Sannio, Sant'Agata dei Goti and Solopaca.

Choose language

italiano

english