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Wine and Gastronomy, Agriculture and Territory

Files and itineraries to discover the local gastronomy

The knowledge, enhancement, and promotion of the local cultures and traditions have always been one of the aims of protected areas. A visit to the river and its territory can also represent an occasion to discover the products of the earth and the skillful processing methods our gastronomy can suggest. Po Piemontese Parks Authority offers in these pages useful information to discover a world of flavors enriching your visit to the protected area, combining the safeguard of nature with the economic agricultural activities to promote the collaboration between the Park Authority and the professional agricultural organizations.

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Restaurant along the river Po near Valentino Castle
Restaurant along the river Po near Valentino Castle
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Carmagnola Gray Rabbit
Definition a) Morphological features Type: it is a medium-size breed with tapered body, fleshy shoulders and hips, strong and well-curved back, medium-long legs and paws covered with thick fur. Slightly tapered head, V-shaped and strong ears with a maximum...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Carmagnola Grey Rabbit
As its name suggests, this species has a soft, thick, grey fur (a little brighter on the belly, the limbs and the end of tail). Middle-sized, with a long body and muscular loin, it apparently descends from a Chinchilla crossbreed. The Carmagnola Grey...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Quality Brands:
 
Slow Food Presidium
Fresse (or Frisse or Grive)
Definition Fresse are pork meat-balls prepared in the butcher's shop by mincing small pieces of liver, lung, plucks, etc. that are mixed together. Meat-balls are wrapped up in the omentum, in order to keep together the various kinds of meat. Meat-balls,...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Frogs of the Piedmont Rice Fields
Definition Rice cultivation in the lands of Vercelli has led to the creation of an ecosystem favoring the proliferation of frogs that were caught to be eaten. There were fishermen specialized in frog fishing who used to sell the product on the local...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Piedmontese blonde hen
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Piedmontese blonde hen
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Quality Brands:
 
Slow Food Presidium
Prejvi, Previ, Preti or Quajette
Definition Salted and spiced pork rinds, rolled and tied with string. Processing Method: Cut a stripe of pork rind and flavor it with salt, pepper, aromas, and particular pickling, according to the recipe of the local grocer or butcher. Roll it and...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Saluzzo White Hen
Definition Saluzzo white hen has a medium-small size, medium developed head, with a well-developed red and upright crest in the rooster (with 4-6 "teeth"), bent on one side in the hen. Wattles and cheeks are red. Beak, tarsi, and skin are yellow. The...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Saluzzo White Hen
Saluzzo white hen is bred in a very small area, namely in the former Marquisate of Saluzzo (strong political reality which over the centuries bounced between the French domination and that of the House of Savoy) and in some northern municipalities (such...
Category: Autochthonous Breed and Meat
Quality Brands:
 
Slow Food Presidium
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