The nose is pungent sulfur, ammonia and milky, with hints of wet hay, aromatic root and cheese crust. The palate is medium sweet, vanilla and a delicate tinge of chamomile in the final.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; extraordinary dichotomy between olfactory and taste sensations. - Vedi anche il nostro blog
Mates elegantly with leaves like endive and escarole, pasta with egg, noodles; use it to lacquer pork, roasted or grilled, with a raw oil-based dressing, lemon and aromatic herbs or in the avìe sauce for the grande bollito piemontese.
emulsionati con aceto, lucida arrosti e carni allo spiedo
Altitude distribution: 0-1700 m
flowering period: from february to may
A perennial herb with rosette leaves, tap root and characteristic yellow flower heads on a hollow stem. The seeds form feathery balls commonly called dandelion snow.
One of the seeds carried by the first 102 colonisers that arrived to America on board of the Mayflower in 1620 were seeds of T. officinale.
colza, melo, ciliegio selvatico, salicone