Pomodorino del Piennolo del Vesuvio DOP is a small red oval-shaped tomato, with side wrinkles and a characteristic pointy top. It is grown in Campania in the municipalities part of the Vesuvius National Park between 150 and 450 m of altitude: growing tomatoes is an activity fit for a wonderful protected area like this one, since it needs little irrigation and only manual labour.
It is one of the most ancient prdoucts of Campania's agriculture, loved by Neapolitan people so much that they honored it by including it in their traditional Christmas creche.
Product of the Area around the Volcano Vesuvius, Naples, Italy
Ingredients: Piennolo Tomato Vesuvius
Treat yourself to the best gravy you’ll ever make!