Complesso lacuale di Bracciano
e Monti Sabatini

The term “Complesso lacuale di Bracciano e Monti Sabatini” refers to the geographical area that extends around Lake Bracciano.

The peculiarity of the area is certainly the lake fish. Two species par excellence associated with Lake Bracciano: the coregone and the lattarino.

Typical products of Excellence

Broccoletto di Anguillara

The Broccoletto of Anguillara plant has a central stem from which branch off large leaves irregularly lobed and toothed of a dark green color. At the base of each leaf develops the flowering stem that, once grown, is collected by cutting the stem at 8-10cm from the ground. The flavor is sweet with a hint of cauliflower.

Production areas:
Anguillara Sabazia (RM), Ladispoli (RM)

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Lattarino del Lago di Bracciano

The Lattarino, belonging to the Atherinidae family, Atherina species boyeri-risso (1812), is a small fish, at most it reaches 5-10 cm in adulthood, it has a silvery-white color. The lattarino lives in shoals, even numerous, in the fresh waters of the lake and nourishes itself of planktonic invertebrates. Fishing for lattarino in Lake Bracciano takes place from the month of May, and lasts for the whole year, excluding from August to September because it coincides with the reproduction period.

Production areas:
Anguillara Sabazia (RM), Bracciano (RM)

Quality marks:

Cacio fiore della campagna romana

Raw sheep’s milk, vegetable rennet, obtained from the artichoke flower or wild thistle collected in the summer period, two ruptures of the curd, of which the first into squares and the second made after 20 minutes of pause, chickpea grain, forming in parallelepiped molds, dry salted and matured for 30-60 days on wooden boards. The cacio fiore has a typical brick shape, with convex sides of 5cm.; the rind is wrinkled and yellowish; the paste is soft and creamy, with small holes, the scent is determined with artichoke hints and field vegetables; the taste is intense, not salty and slightly bitter.

Production areas:
Anguillara Sabazia (RM), Roma (RM), Capena, Guidonia Montecelio (RM), Trevignano Romano (RM)

Quality marks:
PAT e Presidio Slow Food

Nocciola Romana

The Roman Hazelnut designates the fruits of the Corylus Avellana species of varieties “Tonda Gentile Romana”, “Nocchione”, “Tonda di Giffoni” and their selections. The Tonda Gentile Romana has a sub- spheroidal with slightly pointed apex, not uniform in size, hazelnut color, of low brightness, with diffuse tomentosity at the apex and numerous evident streaks; medium-small seed, of variable shape sub-spheroidal, mostly covered with fibers, with corrugated surface and more or less evident grooves; compact and crunchy texture; flavour and very fine and persistent aroma. Nocchione has hazelnut in shell spheroidal, sub-ellipsoidal, medium-sized; shell thick, light hazelnut color, streaked, not very pubescent; medium seed small with fibers present in extent.

Production areas:
Bracciano (RM), Canale Monterano (RM), Manziana (RM), Trevignano Romano (RM), Barbarano Romano (VT), Bassano Romano (VT), Bassano in Teverina (VT), Blera (VT), Bomarzo (VT), Calcata (VT), Castel Sant’Elia (VT), Civita Castellana (VT), Corchiano (VT), Faleria (VT), Gallese (VT), Monterosi (VT), Nepi (VT), Oriolo Romano (VT), Orte (VT), Villa San Giovanni in Tuscia (VT), Sutri (VT), Vallerano (VT), Vasanello (VT), Vejano (VT).

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Coregone del Lago di Bracciano

Medium-sized lake fish, belonging to the order Salmoniformes, family Salmonidae. It can be fished all year round except for the period from January to February, respecting the reproductive period of the species.

Production areas:
Anguillara Sabazia (RM), Bracciano (RM)

Quality marks:

Pane di Canale Monterano

Bread prepared with type 0 and 00 soft wheat flour; slightly alkaline water, supplied by the municipal aqueduct, mother yeast (obtained by adding about 2% of the previous day’s sourdough into the mixture of water and flour).

Production areas:
Canale Monterano (RM)

Quality marks: PAT

Selection of manufacturing companies


Azienda Agricola Sergio Delle Monache
Production of extra virgin olive oil

Category: Fats (butter, margarine, oils)

Main products: Organic extra virgin olive oil, vinegar

Office: Strada Provinciale Norchia, 20 – 01019 Vetralla VT – Tel. 0761 1768270 –

Web Site:

Fabio Torre


Category: Natural or processed plant products

Main products: Hazelnuts from Monti Cimini

Office: Stazione Fabrica Di Roma 50 – 01034 Fabrica Di Roma (VT) – Tel. 0761 569005 –

Web Site:

L'isola del Formaggio


Category: Dairy products

Main products: Cacio fiore, fresh cheese, seasoned and spicy

Office: Via Settevene Palo, 39 – Bracciano RM- Tel. 06 9987072 –

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Litorale Romano

By ‘Roman coast’ we mean the stretch of coast that goes from Civitavecchia to Nettuno. In consideration of the geographical nature of the area, fish products are of great interest, including the cockle (Slow Food Presidium), whose fishing involves the coastal stretch that goes from Passo Scuro to Anzio.

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Complesso lacuale di Bracciano e Monti Sabatini

With “Complesso lacuale di Bracciano e Monti Sabatini” it refers to the geographical area that extends around the lake of Bracciano.

The peculiarity of the area is certainly the lake fish. There are two species par excellence associated with Lake Bracciano: the coregone and the lattarino.

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Castelli Romani e Monti Prenestini

The territory of the Castelli Romani and Monti Prenestini extends south of Rome and is included in the geographical areas identified as the Castelli Romani Park and the mountain community of the Castelli Romani and Monti Prenestini.
In this area there are numerous typical and traditional productions, many of which are certified with a Community or national quality mark.

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Monti Lepini

The territory of the Monti Lepini falling within the Rome metropolitan area affects the municipalities that from Artena continue southwards to Carpineto. It boasts numerous known productions that mainly derive from the breeding of the black pig of the Monti Lepini.

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Valle dell’Aniene

The territory of the Valle delle Aniene is attributable to the municipalities belonging to the mountain community of the same name, which extend from the peaks of the Simbruini and Lucretili Mountains to the plains adjacent to the Aniene.
Renowned for the production of legumes, it boasts a consistent number of bean species recognized as typical.

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Roma e Valle del Tevere

By ‘Valle del Tevere’ we mean a large area that extends from the border with the Sabina to the south east of Rome where it borders the Valle dell’Aniene and the Castelli Romani and Monti Prenestini. In particular, in the north east of Rome, we find a very large oil production, which can also be found in the province of Rieti.

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Intera area metropolitana di Roma

The typical products and excellences found throughout Rome and in the neighboring territories.

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The Recipes


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