The beautiful, colored, and sweet spontaneous fruits are a gift of the forest. They can be eaten with lemon and sugar, or transformed into liquors or syrups, jelly and jam. The inland and mountain area of Liguria have always been production areas of spontaneous fruits and many holdings in the Ligurian valleys produce different kinds of jam.
Jam is prepared with: wild bilberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, apricots, plums, cherries, chestnuts, elder, peaches, pears, chocolate apples, oranges, lemons, figs (with can sugar), etc. Moreover, extra jelly is prepared with apples and rosemary, elder, currant, gooseberry, and mint.
It is included in the Regional Atlas of Traditional Products edited by Regione Liguria, Agriculture and Tourism Department.
Production area: All the Park territory (Provinces of Genova and Savona).