Food and People: Corsica

By Andrew Chapman | January 27, 2011


Photo: Andrew Chapman

In Corsica, France, every bit of color pops against the centuries-old stone buildings, streets, and walls: the vibrant green of a bush, a brightly painted door, pungent dried onions. This small island is in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea between France and Italy, and has a mixed cultural heritage from both of its neighbors. French, Italian, and a Romance language, Corsican, are spoken there today. There has always been a strong emphasis on preserving things that are uniquely Corsican, especially when it comes to food.

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