In the Province of Savona come the festivals of snails. The pesto made the cuciuna boiled or stewed, accompanied by mushrooms and tomatoes, with a good sauce for dipping the bread and make the famous liner.
But if the recipe is from Liguria, let's say that in fact the raw material no ... according to data provided by the Institute of elicicoltura Cherasco undisputed home of the snail, in 2010 in the beautiful country imports of live snails and preserved by the countries gatherers have reached 225,000 tons, about 65% of the total.
This means that a snail and a half on two lives that we consume is made in Italy.
The question is: who are the largest producers of snails? At the head of the Eastern countries, from Poland to Bulgaria, and even France, with plants in North Africa and Turkey.