- Food & Wine
Local Products of Lombardy
Lombardy is also a gastronomic journey of tastes and flavors to be discovered
Vacations cannot be complete without trying the local products of Lombardy, making for unforgettable culinary experiences and outstanding gift ideas after your sojourn.
Food and wine tourism enthuisasts will certainly wish to fill their luggage with local delicacies and unique goods that will delight everybody once they return home.
There are almost 60 different kinds of cheese produced in the Region. Robiola and Taleggio cheeses are originary from Valsassina, while Grana Padano and Mascarpone are made in Lodi. Let's not forget about Gorgonzola and its intense, unmistakable flavor.
Food and wine tourism means to relish in its wide range of cold meats as well. Savor the Bresaola of the Valtellina area and the Brianza Salami. Lomellina and its goose meat products are definitely worth a taste.
Produce like Pavia's rice are essential to prepare distinct dishes with Mantua pumpkins or white asparagus harvested in Cilavegna.
Pair everything with the right chalice of wine. Besides the sparkling specialties of Franciacorta, you can choose between the Valtellinese red varieties and the Pinot Nero of Oltrepò Pavese.
Local products of Lombardy are a gateway for traditional recipes served both by innovative restaurants and typical trattorias. Pick an itinerary and enjoy!