The red rose of Gorizia, the finest Italian radicchio

Jan 19, 2022 361

BY: Stefania Guerrera

The rose of Goriziaradicchio considered among the most valuable among vegetables, is now known all over the world and much appreciated by gourmet cuisine. We are talking about a variety of chicory characterized by an intense red color or with shades tending to pink, depending on the type of selection.

It looks like a large open rose with a slightly bitter and slightly crunchy taste and now recognized by the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia as Traditional Agri-food Product (PAT). This particular type of radicchio is also called late because it is produced in the winter and destined for trade only after a rather long processing phase.

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