Molise Typical products

Molise Typical Products

Molise cooking is inspired by the sea but even more by the products of the land. Lots and lots of pasta styles: cavatelli,  fusilli, lasagnelle, crejoli, tacos, sang, recchietelle dressed with lamb, pork, broccoli rabe, ricotta cheese, tomato or beans. Main dishes are mostly based on lamb or goat meat: cacio e uova, torcinelli, pezzata di capracotta, cicilli. Fish dishes such as  pappone, baked cod or baked trout are also popular. Cheeses are the fresh ones:




  • Caciocavallo Silano DOP → Locorotondo
  • Cacioricotta → Aglianico del Taburno
  • Molise DOP Olio Extra Vergine di Oliva
  • Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP → Fiano di Avellino
  • Origano
  • Pecorino di Capracotta → Matera Rosso
  • Ricotta di Bufala Campana → San Severo Bianco
  • Salamini Italiani alla Cacciatora DOP → Colli Martani Grechetto
  • Scamorza → Biferno Bianco
  • Ventricina di Montenero di Bisaccia → Biferno Rosso
  • Vitellone Bianco dell’Appennino Centrale IGP → Torgiano Rosso



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About Author

Guido Clerici
Guido Clerici | Photographer since 1990, belongs to the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Italy’s Order of Journalists) since 2004. He has published covers, articles and advertisements on major Italian and international magazines (GQ Italy, GQ Germany, GQ Russia, GQ Spain, AD Russia, Traveller Russia, Max, Abitare, Interni), portraying national and international celebrities such as John Malkovich, Casey Stoner, Chef Cracco, Vico Magistretti, Winton Marsalis, Pistorius and many others. He works with companies and architecture and design studios making pictures for brochures, catalogues, and websites. He has been represented by Grazia Neri, Italy’s main photographic agency, and Agenzia LUZphoto of Milan. Beside photography, he works in the food-and-wine and tourism field. Between 2010 and 2012 he earns a Travel Agency Technical Director title, a Sommelier diploma with AIS and a Cheese Taster title with ONAF. Through Officine Turistiche, a website offering environmentally friendly wine-and-food itineraries, he also offers photo shooting, websites design, and event management.