The foods of San-Marino San Marino is a tiny country landlocked by Italy. At only 23.6 square miles, San Marino is the fifth smallest country in the world, only larger than Vatican City, Monaco, Nauru and Tuvalu. Traditional wines of the Republic following the tradition of italian Romagna: red wine“sangiovese”, white wines “albana”, “biancale” and “moscato”. There are also liqueurs such as Tilus , ade with truffle and Duke of Guelph herbal liqueur. San Marino also produces extra virgin olive oil and honey: wildflower, acacia, chestnut, honeydew. Local savoury dishes include fagioli con le cotiche, a Christmas bean and bacon soup; pasta e ceci, a chickpea and noodle soup with garlic and rosemary; nidi di rondine, a baked pasta dish with smoked ham, beef, cheese, and a tomato sauce; and roast rabbit with fennel. What has definitely been since ancient times is the passion for the “piadina”, a flat thin bread that still accompanies any type of food, from simple herb, cheese, to the finest foods meat.