[Italian] plural nostrani/nostrane

"Ours." Local. This is a word with serious meaning in Italian markets, indicating that the food is produced locally and will thus be fresher. It may refer to fruit and vegetables or to locally made cheeses. Home-grown. Also refers to locally produced cheeses, usually artisanale. It sort of means 'Our kind of' as in 'Only the sort of thing we would want to be associated with'.



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