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VILLA REALE | SKU: ANP-148
Intense, flavorful and fresh, these Villa Reale Semi Dried cherry tomatoes are grown only in Sicily. Once picked, Ville Reale splits the tomatoes, hand-salts them, and then lays them on screen tables to partially dry for two to three days. The intensified flavor is captured with touches of basil, garlic, wine vinegar and the producers own evoo. Perfect for entertaining or everyday eating (especially with pasta).
The largest of Italy's twenty provinces and the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily sits just off the "toe" of Italy's boot. Monuments the island's rich history abound, from the famed Valley of the Temples to the immaculate Byzantine mosaics at Cappella Palatina. The cuisine here claims a number of influences from across the Mediterranean world -- Greek, Spanish, French and Arab have all at one point inhabited the island, infusing it with their respective culinary traditions.
Villa Reale, run by the Licata family of Sicily has been creating authentic, gourmet preserves for over 25 years. Each Villa creation is the product of knowledge gained over generations of preserve-making in the Licata family, using rigorously-selected ingredients and time-honored methods.