Red meat lamb, beef, pork, mince, offal, cured meats such as pancetta, prosciutto and salami Fish and seafood variety of fresh fish, calamari, squid, prawns, mussels Chicken Dairy Parmesan, pecorino, mozzarella, feta, ricotta and blue cheese Eggs
Fresh and classic Fresh herbs and olive oil characterise this flavour profile.
Polenta, pasta, pizza and calzone (filled and folded pizza) Rice risotto, long-grained Bread ciabatta, focaccia, sourdough
Veg onions, shallots, leeks, tomatoes*, potatoes*, baby marrows, brinjals, sweet peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms, green beans, celery, gherkins, rocket, various lettuce, artichokes, asparagus Fruit lemons, other citrus, berries, peaches, figs
Canned anchovies, grape vinegar, sherry vinegar, Dijon mustard, olive oil, truffle oil, capers, olive tapenade, pistachio nuts, walnuts, almonds, wine, tomato paste, passata (uncooked tomato purée without seeds or skins), basil/sun-dried tomato/olive pesto, pumpkin/sunflower/poppy seeds
Rosemary, bay leaves, garlic*, basil, parsley, thyme, fennel, oregano, chives, spring onions, sage, mint
Allspice, juniper berries, cloves, fennel seeds, salt, pepper, mustard