The Red Onion of Tropea
Introduced in Calabria by the Phoenicians, the Red Onion of Tropea onion is considered as good as gold in this region. Strabone included it in the many premium products of the fertile land around Vibo, where fertile sandy soils enhance its sweetness and crispness. It is believed that it is diuretic, anesthetic and antiseptic. It seems that it also cures colds, limits the formation of cholesterol and it is considered to have anti-ageing properties.. We might therefore define it as a tasty panacea. We recommend tasting Vibo Valentia’s specialty: the calzone filled with the Red Onion of Tropea.