The Mara’s Preserve is a unique and authentic product, a concentrate of flavor and tradition that encapsulates all the warmth and passion of Salento. This delicacy is the result of an ancient recipe passed down from generation to generation, a perfect blend of hot chili peppers and local tomatoes, in a proportion of 65-20.
The preparation of Mara’s Preserve is a long and meticulous process, requiring love and patience.
It begins with boiling chili peppers and tomatoes, which are then turned into a sort of puree. But the process doesn’t end here.
Once dried, the puree is mixed with extra virgin olive oil, gradually, in a process that lasts no less than seven days. When the Mara’s Preserve is ready, it is packaged in small glass jars, ready to be enjoyed.
The Mara’s Preserve is a true treasure of Salento cuisine. It can be spread on a slice of warm bread, added to pasta, or used to enrich any dish. Its intense and spicy flavor, but at the same time sweet, makes it a versatile and beloved ingredient.
The Mara’s Preserve we offer is 130gr and has as ingredients Tomato 65%, hot chili pepper 20%, extra virgin olive oil 14%. This combination of high-quality ingredients ensures a product of excellence, rich in flavor and tradition.
Mara’s Preserve tells a story, that of a territory rich in traditions and a cuisine that has managed to preserve the authentic flavors of its land over time.
Every jar of Mara’s Preserve is a journey into Salento, a unique gastronomic experience that allows you to savor the intense and authentic taste of this land.
The preparation of the Mara’s Preserve is a ritual that takes place during the long and sunny summers of Salento. Grandmothers used to prepare Mara’s Preserve on the terraces of houses, exposing the puree to the sun and protecting it during the night to preserve it from humidity.
This process, which requires time and patience, ensures a high-quality product, with an unmistakable flavor.
The Mara’s Preserve is a versatile product, perfect to enrich your dishes and give an extra touch of flavor to your recipes. You can spread it on a slice of warm bread for a quick and tasty snack, or use it to season pasta, for a lunch or dinner in the Salento tradition.
Mara’s Preserve is also the ideal ingredient to prepare more elaborate dishes, like roasts or stews, adding a touch of spiciness that will make each dish unique.
The Mara’s Preserve is a luxury product, a delicacy that cannot be missing in the pantry of those who love Italian cuisine and authentic flavors. Every jar of Mara’s Preserve is a promise of quality, a product that respects tradition and allows you to bring to the table the true flavor of Salento.