From the beginning, Sienese par excellence.


Since 1400 on the most sumptuous tables of Italy and France

IN THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY THE FLORENTINE PRIEST ARLOTTO MAINARDI,
BETTER KNOWN AS PIOVANO ARLOTTO, LISTING THE “QUALITIES” OF SOME ITALIAN CITIES WROTE:
“IN MILAN THEY KNOW HOW TO DO HABERDASHERY AND ARMOURY, AND IN FLORENCE GOOD DRAPES,
IN BOLOGNA SAUSAGES, AND IN SIENA MARZIPAN AND BERRICUCCOLI”.
MARZIPAN IMMEDIATELY BECAME A TYPICAL PRODUCT OF SIENA.