The product

Carciofi con Gambo alla Crudaiola

Stemmed artichokes grown, processed and packaged in the province of Lecce
Country of origin:
Italy - Apulia
1600 g
Minimum order:
1 box with 2 pieces
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Description Artichokes grown, processed and packaged in Puglia
Appearance Whole artichokes with stem
Taste Crunchy on the palate, with the characteristic herbaceous aroma of artichoke, the acetic sensations are very delicate
Curiosity Edoardo Trentin from I Contadini explains to us that an artichoke plant grows in the same field for three years, of which only the last two are at full capacity productive. At the end of this time the field is dedicated to another type of crop suitable for the position of the plot, or left even uncultivated (green manure)
Our selection These artichokes belong to the native variety "Violetto". The first artichokes are harvested with the whole stem. The processing, which takes place within the eight hours from fresh, consists of a first defoliation and manual cleaning with a small knife and a paring knife. The artichoke is then lightly blanched and immediately placed in extra virgin olive oil
Suggestions Perfect for the most delicious appetizers but also to season pizza or sautéed to enrich a hot dish
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Ingredients Artichokes (65%), sunflower oil, extra virgin olive oil, apple vinegar, unrefined salt, lemon juice.
Weight 1600 g
Packaging Packaged in glass jar with capsule
Storage Conditions (packaged products) Store in a cool, dry place away from sources of heat and light
Instructions for use Once opened store the product in fridge, completely covered by oil and consume within 14 days
Nutrition Declaration Energy: 1256 kJ / 305 kcal
Fat: 31,5 g
of which saturates: 3,7 g
Carbohydrate: 1,8 g
of which sugars: 1,3 g
Protein: 1,8 g
Salt: 1,8 g
Typical value per 100 g
The producer

I Contadini - Ugento (LE) - Apulia

Why we chose them
"I Contadini " farm, run today by the third generation, has been founded in one of the most suitable areas for the cultivation of vegetables, in Apulia, more exactly in Salento, the so-called "land of sun, sea and wind". The fantastic climate of this land, warmed by sun all over the year, together with fertile ground structure and positive sea influence, is perfect to obtain excellent tomatoes and all kind of vegetables. An "integrated production" technique is applied to cultivate more than 20 hectares of open fields vegetables: long tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, eggplants, courgettes, sweet and hot peppers, artichokes. Vegetables are naturally dried up by the sun of Salento, so that all the water in excess is taken away and the product is preserved in its organoleptic and nutritive qualities. Drying vegetables in the sun is a very ancient art, today almost totally abandoned; even though difficult and delicate, it allows to obtain an absolute unique organoleptic result: softness of pulp, preservation of vitamins, proteins and mineral salts, and a special harmonic flavour which is by far more recognizable. Short production chain and short label: Edoardo Trentin, with his brothers, takes care of the all process, from cultivation to packaging in olive oil, without preservatives
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