Ancient historic apothecary of the Benedictine Nunnery, Pistoia

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 ORA ET LABORA
W E L C O M E

From the harvest of the fruit to the tasting of the bitter orange marmalade, of the glazed small oranges and rosolio, everything takes place in the intimacy of the cloister, as a result of the daily Ora et Labora commitment of the nuns.
Their kitchen garden smells of blooming wild oranges and then supplies its products to the patient hands of the nuns, who transform them in exquisite delicacies… 

 
   

 

 THE HISTORY

The personality of Lady Maria Cristina Carobbi, a pharmacist and abbes for 12 years, from 1892 to 1904 is outstanding In the recent history of the Benedictine Nunnery of St Mary of the Angels, when it had to move from its old building in the Corso (today Forteguerri Senior High School) to the 18th century Tolomei Palace purposelly altered.... >>> READ MORE

 
 THE PRODUCTS
The Rosolio
Bitter Oranges & The Marmalade
Infusion of Herbs
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For Contacts and/or Order
  Vicolo S. Michele, 8 51100 Pistoia
Tel. e Fax 0039 0573.22795 -
Mobile 0039 320.4250364
E-mail: benedettine.pistoia@tin.it
     
 

Monastero di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Vicolo S. Michele, 8 51100 Pistoia Tel. E Fax 0573.22795 - cell. 320.4250364 - E-mail: benedettine.pistoia@tin.it