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Food and Wine

Finocchiona IGP

Tuscan specialties produced in Val d'Elsa

The finocchiona IGP is a sausage expression of taste of Tuscany: unmistakable and decided.

The only Val d'Elsa, Siena establishments among the 12 who devote care and give quality to this specialty, has a rich production in the towns of Poggibonsi, Monteriggioni and Colle di Val d'Elsa.

The particularity of the spice notes used for whole resides finocchiona guarantee him a pleasant aroma. During the maceration of pork, whose parts are carefully selected, are added in quantities controlled the fennel seeds with salt, garlic, pepper and red wine.

A Variant of finocchiona toscana is the "sbriciolona", appreciated for its softer texture obtained thanks to a shorter maturation and a coarse mixture that the door to" crumble " when cutting. Hence the name "sbriciolona", which like Finocchiona IGP is a typical Tuscan product is among the best known.

 

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