The Culinary Specialties of the Island
Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of Elban cuisine as we discover together its top 10 specialties.
Stoccafisso alla Riese: A succulent delight that encapsulates the essence of the Island of Elba. This dish, prepared with garlic, parsley, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, chili, black olives, anchovies, capers, and pine nuts, offers a landscape of harmonized flavors.
Sburrita: A traditional dish of fishermen, made with cod, spices, vegetables, wild mint, and chili. Accompanied by artisanal Tuscan bread, it is a true rustic dish.
Gurguglione: A delicious Elban ratatouille prepared with onions, bell peppers, eggplants, zucchini, tomatoes, basil, and parsley. Perfect as a side dish or a standalone meal.
Panficato: An ancient Elban sweet enriched with dried figs, almonds, pine nuts, walnuts, cinnamon, orange zest, and chocolate. A Christmas delicacy that tells the fusion of diverse cultures.
Schiacciunta: A crispy biscuit with numerous variations, perfect to enjoy with Elban Moscato Passito or Aleatico DOCG, or crumbled over ice cream.
Caciucco: The Elban version of this tasty fish soup, enriched with octopus, cuttlefish, mussels, capon, and tub gurnard. Served with toasted bread croutons.
Frangette: Delightful layers of fried pastry dusted with powdered sugar, typical of the carnival period.
Totani alla Diavola: A simple but flavorful dish made from squid, seasoned with rosemary, parsley, and chili.
Wines: The Island of Elba boasts a prestigious winemaking tradition, with renowned wines like Aleatico, ideal as a dessert wine, and Vermentino, to be enjoyed with ricotta, one of the island’s typical cheeses.
Ricotta: A tasty and typical cheese of Elba, to be paired with a glass of Elban Vermentino for an unforgettable experience.
Is your mouth watering yet?
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