Potenza Picena can offer you the best food of Marche and you will not forget it. The double identity of this territory, sea and countryside, will let you have the best fishes of Conero sea and the delicious meat dishes.
THE CONTRYSIDE COOKING
From the hills a lot of very goods recipes arrive, such as Tagliatelle Potentina style (noodles), the Polenta with sausages, the Beans with pork rind and the Frascarelli, a dish of poor origin based on white flour polenta, which today has become very appreciated with the addition of some ingredients.
THE SEA COOKING
The sea of Conero Riviera offers an always fresh fish of good quality to prepare savoury dishes, such as Brodetto (fish soup) and Guazzetto (stew), Angler fish in Potacchio, and salmi fish.
Among the desserts you can find Scroccafusi, Sfrappe, Ciambelloni (ring-shaped cake), Cicerchiata, Must and Anisette Biscuits, Cakes and Cresce, served together with Vin Cotto, local sweet wine.
WINES AND OLIVE OILS
Wines and olive oils of local production are the right crowning to this tasty and rich cooking. On the sweet hills, which characterize the country landscape of Potenza Picena, a specialized agriculture has developed: vineyards and olive groves are excellent, they have promoted the origin of valuable wine houses where you can buy wonderful products.
High quality wines such as the Bianco dei Colli Maceratesi, the Rosato di Montesanto, the Rosso Piceno and Spumanti (sparkling white wine).