“Family” Oranges Medium Category size 5-6Washington Navel of Riberais the name of a variety of medium- to large- sized orange weighing from 200Gr to 300Gr. You can enjoy it at the end of the meals or during the day as a snack. Some little pieces inside its navel are the main characteristic.
It is the most precious spicy, known since the antiquity. It is obtained by the stigmas of the crocus' flower (crocus sativus), through a patient and finicky handmade processing. Then the extracted stigmas are dried at the heat of braziers at a temperature of about 40°.
The Grapefruit is a natural hybrid between Citrus maxima (the shaddock) and Citrus sinensis (the sweet orange). The Yellow Grapefruit is a very robust plant and it grows up to 12 meters. It has a round shape and thick leaves.
It is widespread in all Mediterranean countries and in the uncultivated fields. Its aromatic leaves are much used for cooking. It is useful to care nervous gastro-enteric upsets; it is also antiseptic because it contains a high quantity of “Thymol”.
Almond is an ingredient very much used in several traditional cooking, both in sweet and salty courses. It is picked by hand and rods (flexible sticks from 3 to 5 meters long) between august and September.
The extra virgin nocellara olive oil of Belice Valley is a dual purpose crop, and it is used above all as table olives in the areas where it is spread the most, according to the transformation method called “castelvetranese”.