The Upper Venosta Valley is characterized by sunshine, wind and low rainfall. The fertile microclimate rendering in the Upper Venosta Valley is an ideal place for lovers of high-quality fruit, such as the Pala pear
, apples, apricots, berries and chestnuts. Other traditional staple products of the regional cuisine are pasture cheese,
rye, spelt, buckwheat and the famous pair bread
from Venosta Valley. Even today, the agricultural and farm products from the Venosta Valley are seasonal.
Most of the fresh farm products can be bought straight from the farm or in the markets
and farmers' shops
in the Venosta Valley. Theses products can also be enjoyed in many restaurants
in the holiday region.
The Venosta Valley Cuisine
The secret of success lies in the natural and fresh ingredients
, and in the typical and varied spice mixtures from yesteryear. The cuisine of the valley is a reflection of the Venosta Valley lifestyle that is characterized by simplicity, but also by the diverse landscape and the ingenuity of its people.