The Pink Apple jelly
The pink apple is a traditional variety of the whole range of the foothills of central Italy. Typical, in pieces spread, even in orchards and gardens, was the orchard tadizionale family. It is an ancient type, which are found historical information dating back to prehistoric times:
"As for flavor, the apples are inferior to those of Tivoli Piceno, but do more figure
Horace (65 BC), Horatian satire, the fourth and eighth of the second book.
The cultivation area coincides with the territory of the Mountain Community of Sibillini. Then spread from the areas up to the high Apennine valleys and slopes close to the chain of the Sibillini Mountains. Their cultivation had been almost completely abandoned and survived only some very old tree shed, but some years are back in culture, thanks to the work of the Mountain Community of Sibillini, which reintroduced the pink apple in the territory . More information about the Slow Food www.presidioslowfood.it www.presidioslowfood.it