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Papaccella Napoletana with Vinegar • Medium jar

Net weight: 1000 g - 35.27 oz
Drained weight: 550 g - 19.40 oz

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Papaccella Napoletana in vinegar is a top quality product, a Slow Food Presidium.

COD: VST.0224.1000
EAN: 8052570770571

Papaccella Napoletana, vinegar, water

Tips and curiosities of the tomolo

The area of Vesuvius, thanks to its clayey and compact nature favors cultivation, and over time the tradition of processing papaccella cooked in vinegar or grilled in oil has spread so that it is available in the pantry all year round.

The curly papaccella risked extinction, recovered by the custodian farmers of the Vesuvian area it has become a Slow Food presidium and is the symbol of the agriculture of resistance" an emblem of stubbornness, tenacity and resilience typical of this land.

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  • in hamburger sandwiches
  • in poke