Parco Naturale Regionale della Lessinia



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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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
The most important species is the Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum), growing in calcareous environments. It is a round and black tubercle, warty, with a rather strong perfume and a full-bodied taste, particularly delicious. Very appreciated in cooking,...
Category: Truffles
Poultry farming for the production of eggs has found a fertile area in Lessinia. Free-range chickens fed with natural and organic food.
Category: Further Products
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