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The Tastes of Lessinia

Lessinia is characterized by a rich wine production and gastronomy, linked to local dishes and products like "gnochi de malga", mushrooms, chestnuts, Monte Veronese cheese, and to famous wines of the piedmont area like Valpolicella, Amarone, Recioto, Soave, Valdadige-Terra dei Forti, and Lessini Durello.

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The Park Tastes
The Park Tastes
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Cold Cuts and Sausages of Lessinia Park
Pork meat processing boasts a long tradition. It was born with the aim to preserve meat, in order to extend its availability. Still today, several products are obtained from the pig, and many of them are obtained in Lessinia from animals bred on the spot:...
Category: Cold Cuts
Cotechino was born from the need to use all the parts of the pig. As a matter of fact, it is still made with "discarded" parts like rinds, particularly hard muscles, pulp full of nerves, and lard skillfully mixed with salt, spices, and garlic. It is...
Category: Cold Cuts
In the past, it was the cheapest product that could replace oil and butter. Only a few pigs are fit for the lard production, since only the lard found on the pork shoulder is used. Once chosen the aromas, that must be fresh, they are added to the lard....
Category: Cold Cuts
A salami from Venetia par excellence, it is largely produced also in Lessinia. Soppressa is a product linked to poor cooking that, according to the local tradition, is eaten with bread and polenta. It is obtained by coarsely mincing the best pork meat...
Category: Cold Cuts
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