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The Best 4 typical dishes of Verona


When we are going to a trip we always search the detailed information about local attractions and traditional cuisine. Considering this aspect, today we would like to tell you  about some typical dishes of Verona and the surrounding area which you could taste here.
Since the days of the Roman Empire, Verona has always been associated with a rich and tasty cuisine. What are the dishes to taste in Verona?

Bollito con la pearà

One of the most popular local dishes is the Bollito con la pearà. It’s made by the boiled meat   in broth with celery, onions and carrots.
The meat is accompanied together with pearà, a kind of sauce that is made with the broth where add the breadcrumbs, the grated cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano) and black pepper.
Traditionally, Bollito con la pearà is the king of the table during the Sunday family lunch in Verona.

Pastisada de Caval

Another famous dish of Verona’s territory is the Pastisada de Caval, which is prepared according to old recipes of horse meat.
The tradition of eating horse meat and donkey meat goes back to the mid-fifth century BC when after one of the battles between the Barbarians and Romans many horses died, and having the scarcity of food inhabitants have decided to cook it, marinating the meat in a well-aged red wine and spices. 
Subsequently, in advance marinated meat, then was fed on a low heat.

Risotto all’Amarone

When two jewelry of the Verona’s territory meet: one from the plains of Basso Veronese and the other of the moraine hills surrounding the city; born this delicious Risotto all’Amarone.

Risotto al tastasal

Specialties of the Verona’s area is also the Risotto al tastasal. This rich dish is prepared with the Verona’s rice Vialone Nano and minced pork meat.
All these dishes to blend perfectly with the fabulous wines of this territory, among which the white wines Soave and Custoza, red wines Valpolicella and Amarone.


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