Cereja de São Julião-Portalegre (São Julião-Portalegre cherries)
Geographical area: Restricted to all the subdistricts of Marvão, Castelo de Vide and Portalegre.
Evidence: Established through use, particularly due to the extensive acceptance and reputation which the cherry has gained on the national market
Link: The cherry is perfectly suited to the different ecosystems occurring in this area of north-east Alentejo, even with the edaphological-climatic variations.
Gastronomy: DOP Cereja de São Julião-Portalegre cherries must be kept in a cool, dry place. They are usually eaten fresh after meals or as a snack but they are also used in recipes for desserts and jams.
Reference: The European Commission
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