Italian tourism offers a lot of exciting experiences, like breathtaking views, monuments and also many culinary specialties.
Italian cuisine is varied and every part of Italy has a characteristic culinary tradition. Today we will tell you about 3 culinary specialties you can find on Lake Como.
Lariana cuisine is mainly based on the use of KM 0 food resources, such as those derived from lake fishing: today we will tell you about this type of dishes.
Agoni in Carpione
Agone is a fresh water fish very common in Lake Como, for this reason Agoni in Carpione are very popular and appreciated in our territory. . The dish consists of fried fish in a casserole, laid on a bed of vegetables (mainly onions or carrots) browned with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, vinegar, white wine and cloves. The dish is usually served with polenta.
Our chef, Paolo, cooked this dish in a video that you can watch on our Social channels!
“Missoltini” with polenta
We have already told you about this particular specialty. Missoltini or “misultin” are salted and sun dried Agoni. These fish is so important in our area that in summer it is possible to participate in many dedicated festivals.
Also this dish is often accompanied by Polenta. In addition, the agons, after the treatment, are cooked on the plate.
Risotto with Perch
The last dish we will tell you about today is Risotto with perch.
In this case it is another fish, one of the best known elements of freshwater catch: the Perch.
There are many ways to cook it and we told you a few. The most famous way to cook it is with risotto: the delicate white meat of the perch goes perfectly with the creaminess of the risotto. It is a very refined dish, which is served on special occasions such as receptions, weddings and anniversaries.
Where you can find these delights on Lake Como?
These dishes are very common on Lake Como and are offered by a lot of restaurants! We serve these delights at our La Veranda Restaurant where you can enjoy these delicacies with the breathtaking view of Lake Como. We offer many other dishes, if you are curious to discover them you can consult our menu.
We are waiting for you for a lunch or dinner to discover the specialties of our territory, in total relaxation on the shore of Lake Como!