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Tasty Como

Local dishes and food traditions

Food tradition in Como offers local products, both from the lake and the mountains. The most famous dish is polenta, either yellow wheat or buckwheat, served with meat, fish or cheese.

Lake Como's traditional fish is misultitt (dried fish), bleak, lavarello, perch (often served with risotto), salmon trout, pike and chub.

In what cheese concerns, Lake Como offers semuda, zincarlin and triangolo del Lario. Also, Como produces good butter and milk, cod cuts, honey (acacia, chestnut, lime tree).

Also, we can find olive oil Dop Laghi Lombardi-Lario and wine Consortium Igt Terre Lariane that produces white and red wine.
Among sweets, typical are miascia, braschin, nocciolini di Canzo, pan mataloch, masigott, resta, pan meìno, cutizza, and tortelli di San Giuseppe.