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'pelican foot'


A tasty mollusc (Aporrhais Pespelecani), served boiled or in a sauce. In April, Montescudo near Rimini holds a Sagra del Garagolo.

In the Marche, they are sold as crocetta di Ancona and listed in the Ark of Taste.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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