The recipes of the varied local Venosta Valley cuisine run from traditional antipasti and appetizers focused on buckwheat or potatoes to hearty main dishes such as freshwater fish, game stew, lamb and fawn up to re-interpreted sweets and desserts such as apricot dumplings and Venostan cream. The valley offers some of the best white and red wines of Italy, mainly produced by small wine-growers, as well as home-made juices and single-varietal grappa and fruit brandies.

Try some typical Venosta Valley recipes at home.