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Tastes of Gran Paradiso

The Tastes of Gran Paradiso

The alpine valleys in Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta are rich in local products and dishes, the real treasures of these areas that have been handed down over the centuries and you can still taste. In Piedmont, cheese production includes the cow's toma, cold cuts production includes the famous potato salami, and the dessert production, together with the traditional confectionery (torcetti, paste di meliga, giuraije), there are recent products like biscuits and Nivolet cake. In Valle d'Aosta, fontina and fromadzo are PDO cheese, mocetta is a cold cut made with various meat pieces dipped in salt and aromas and subsequently dried and seasoned, while boudin is a horseshoe-shaped salami based on beetroot. Desserts include tegole, butter torcetti, and mecoulin, a raisin bread made in Cogne; wines, although the quality is not so high because of the extreme climatic conditions, include excellent products like Petit Arvin, Premetta, Vin de la Sabla, and the traditional Torrette, Chardonnay, Gamay. The honey production is strong in all the valleys.

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  Giuraje (sugared almonds)Giuraje (sugared almonds)
These typical sweets are made by some bakeries in the Park, which use local hazelnuts instead of alm... >>
Sweets
   Mecoulin
It is a delicious bread with raisins. You can find it in Cogne confectioner's shops, prepared ac... >>
Sweets
  Nivolet CakeNivolet Cake
A confectionery specialty born from the gastronomy competition held in Ceresole Reale during the 200... >>
Sweets
  TegoleTegole
A classical gluttonous souvenir of Valle d'Aosta, tegole (literally meaning roofing-tiles) are ... >>
Sweets
  Genepy (Artemisia glacialis)Genepy (Artemisia glacialis)
Artemisia glacialis is a plant naturally growing in the Alps at an altitude of over 2.000 - 2.500 me... >>
Fresh Herbs
PDO - Protected Designation of Origin
Fontina PDOFontina PDO
It is one of the most famous Italian cheese, PDO since 1995. It was produced and is still produced w... >>
Cheese
  Toma d'alpeggioToma d'alpeggio
Toma is a cheese produced throughout the Alpine arc, especially in the Piemonte region. Interestingl... >>
Cheese
  HoneyHoney
Local honey produced in the Park territory is the result of the generous alpine flora, including the... >>
Honey
  Sticks and mountain breadSticks and mountain bread
The ancient art of baking has remained the same over time, keeping alive flavors and traditions. Sev... >>
Bread
PAT
 Boudin
A classical product of Valle d'Aosta traditional cuisine (the name is read according to the Fren... >>
Cold Cuts
PAT
MocettaMocetta
Also called motzetta, it is a local product of Valle d’Aosta and Canavese area, consisting of... >>
Cold Cuts
   Pont ham
This kind of ham has a unique and savory taste, resulting from the combination of two simple ingredi... >>
Cold Cuts
  Potato SalamiPotato Salami
A local product of Canavese and Biellese areas, it was one of the most classical devices to increas... >>
Cold Cuts
DOC
Valle d'Aosta or Vallée d'Aoste DocValle d'Aosta or Vallée d'Aoste Doc
Despite of the unfavorable climatic and soil conditions (it is enough to say that in Valle d’A... >>
Wine
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