As the earth begins to warm up after the long winter, a host of crops appears to gladden the heart: new potatoes, watercress, herbs, new-season carrots, not to mention spring lamb and, later on towards summer, crab, asparagus and salad leaves.
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When it comes to origin and tradition, the Italians know the value of their culinary heritage with each region celebrating the produce its rightly famous for. But how do you know you're buying the real deal?
The key is to look for the distinctive red and yellow PDO mark - Protected Designation of Origin. It’s your guarantee of authentic regional flavour, perfected over centuries and made to exacting traditional standards.