Lerici (Liguria)

Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera. It is known as the place where the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned. The town is connected by ferry to the Cinque Terre and Portovenere. One of the main sights of Lerici is its castle which since its first founding in 1152 was used to help control the entrance of the Gulf of La Spezia. Today the castle contains a museum of palaeontology.

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This appetizer or fun party dip is made with Taggiasca olives, which are typically grown in the region of Liguria.
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The recipe by Amy Gulick featured here is inspired by the Ligurian specialty marò, which usually calls for garlic, mint leaves, and sometimes other herbs. 

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