Monterosso al Mare (Liguria)

Monterosso al Mare is a town in the province of La Spezia, part of the region of Liguria. It is one of the five villages in Cinque Terre. Monterosso al Mare is located at the center of a small natural gulf, protected by a small artificial reef, to the east of Punta Mesco in the Riviera of La Spezia. It is the westernmost of the Cinque Terre. In the west part of the original village, beyond the hill of the Capuchins, it is the village of Fegina. The area is famous for its many lemon trees that can be seen throughout Monterosso. It is also renowned for its white wines, grapes, and olives.

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Corzetti (also called curzetti and croxetti), an especially uniquely shaped pasta, has been popular since the middle ages and get its name from corzetto, a 14th century Genoa coin.
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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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