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Paccasassi in extra virgin olive oil


Net weight: 200 g - 7.05 oz



Sea fennel or Paccasassi is an aromatic plant typical of the Mediterranean coast. They are traditionally preserved in oil. Paccasassi have an iodised, aromatic taste and release aromatic notes on the palate. Ideal as an accompaniment to cured meats, anchovies, smoked fish or fresh dairy products.

COD: VST.0555.0200
EAN: 8053288070182
Nutritional values
Average values ​​for 100 gr
Energy value
296 kcal - 1218 kj
29,7 g
of which saturated
4,7 g
5,1 g
of which sugars
1,2 g
0,2 g
3,5 g
0,4 g

Extra virgin olive oil, paccasassi* 38%, wine vinegar, salt, sugar.

Allergens: May contain mustard, nuts.

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

This type of plant thrives in the cracks of rocks and boulders, in close contact with the sea and especially in the Monte Conero area. Reproduction takes place through seeds, pushed by the wind and deposited in cracks in the rocks, where, finding the ideal soil, they take root and paint the Riviera with their green beauty.

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The origins of paccasassi: a marine plant with a millenary tradition

Paccasassi is a plant that grows wild along the Mediterranean coast. Its leaves are hand-picked in spring and then preserved in extra virgin olive oil to preserve their freshness and flavour.

Paccasassi: discover its benefits for your well-being

Paccasassi not only has a unique and refined taste, but it also has exceptional properties for our body. Let's look at them together:

  • This plant has been used for centuries in popular medicine for its beneficial properties. In particular, paccasassi is rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, which are essential for good health
  • The extra virgin olive oil used to preserve Paccasassi enhances the beneficial properties of the product.
  • Among its main benefits, Paccasassi helps to improve digestion, reduce inflammation and lower the risk of heart disease.

Try it as a condiment for your fish and vegetable dishes for an extra touch of flavour and wellness!

Paccasassi on the table: curiosities and culinary traditions of the Italian coast

Paccasassi is typical of the coastal areas of central and southern Italy. Its strong flavour makes it the perfect ingredient for preparing seafood dishes, such as seafood salads. Extra virgin olive oil, in particular, is the ideal condiment to enhance the taste of paccasassi, thanks to its ability to intensify flavours and add a fruity note. In the culinary tradition of the Italian coast, paccasassi is the protagonist of many recipes, often accompanied by other typical local ingredients such as dried tomatoes, black olives and capers, which contribute to dishes with an intense and characteristic flavour.