Oil is a product well representing Tuscan territory, especially countryside. In Montecatini Terme on 28 and 29 November “Dolce Olio” Sweet Olive Oil, a Tasting Laboratory oriented towards experimentation and innovation in the kitchen.
New products, combining innovative techniques and quality olives, will be presented. They are all coming from Montecatini territory, in Pistoia Province. “Sweet Olive” is sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Development and it involves schools and industries in a new project, concerning innovative solutions in the field of food production.
The final aim is to encourage quality and traditional development in the italian food spinneret. 14 oil companies will challenge starting from saturday 28th, preparing a dessert with olive oil. The best one will be proclaimed in the afternoon by an international jury.
In this special occasion schools will offer delicate biscuits and wafers with vin santo, a middle way between wafers and brigidini. On Sunday 29th, you can also enjoy other products visiting stands and attending at the presentation of the the ‘Macchina a molla‘ Tong Machine, designed by a NASA researcher from the studies left by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Montecatini is worldly appreciated for the quality of its thermal baths with curative properties. The ancient Borgo of Montecatini Alto offers a well-preservated medieval village with a special view from the hills.
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