Entries by Anna Prizio

Casa Iuorio: study, love and know-how for healthy and good food

Casa Iuorio is born from the willingness of ​​cultivating autochthone vegetables, typical of our territory: Valle del Sele. And the need to satisfy an increasing demand: healthy and natural food, made of few ingredients, simple and good, as we were children. Determined by this aspiration, we begun to transform the precious fruits of our land. […]

The Italian Carnival between “chiacchiere” fried pastries and stories

The Italian Carnival celebrations start this week till March 5th, on the  famous Fat Tuesday. Which ends all the Carnival celebrations and begins the Lent period. The origins of Carnival date back to the Roman Saturnalia festival and Dionysian feasts in Greece. A feast characterized by unrestrained enjoyment and an opportunity to upend and subvert norms. […]

Broccoli “spiert”(wild): the biodiversity of our fields

Broccoli “spiert” are the seasonal vegetables that the nature lets grow during this period. It’s a traditional broccoli ecotype that we have always cultivated in our family farm. Our grandparents, and their parents even before, cultivated them and we learned to appreciate them in traditional recipes. The term “spiert” encloses the whole meaning of this […]

Broccoli: handmade

Among the cultivation of our farm there are broccoli. We harvest them in these days and till the beginning of April respecting the seasonality of the raw material. Our broccoli belongs to a traditional ecotype of the Alta Valle del Sele called in the local dialect “spiert“, that is “spontaneous“, “wild“. A term that represents […]