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Cuisine of Ticino for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Culinary traditions of Ticino are represented by delicious minestrone soup, polenta and risotto. Connoisseurs are well aware that those are typical Venetian dishes; Italy had a big impact on culinary traditions of the region. However, all the Italian dishes have a unique Swiss flavor, so it would be interesting to taste them.
The mild climate makes Ticino attractive for recreation literally all year round. Fans of water sports, which have long chosen local lakes, arrive to this canton in summer months. It is a … Open
There are many recipes for cooking vegetable minestrone soup, and each chef finds his recipe to be the best. In addition to the required components, such as potatoes, beans, rice and tomatoes, a cook can add leeks, carrots, cauliflower, peas and any other vegetables; homemade pasta completes the whole composition. If the Italians flavor this dish with parmesan, than in Ticino the most important ingredient is sbrinz cheese; it is the highlight of the Swiss, which makes the taste of the dish special.
Classical polenta is the most common side dish; it is usually served with meat dishes. Risotto deserves special attention too; it is also cooked in a very special way. Fans of Italian cooking would find in local restaurants classic risotto bianco and risotto with various vegetables and seafood, but that’s impossible to call them typical national dishes. The typical representative of the national cuisine is saffron risotto; the taste of the dish is truly unique. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Those who expect to travel through the territory of the canton by car have to consider that there are pedestrian areas in many towns. Be careful while moving around mountain areas, as … Open
In order to understand the culture and traditions of the local cuisine, you shouldn’t limit yourself with restaurants only. It’s necessary to look at one of the local food markets. Only at the market you can buy excellent dairy products and a real home-made cheese, which is the hallmark of the region. Great homemade sausages that will satisfy fans of meat delicacies are also found at markets.
Classic Swiss restaurants are common in Ticino. There you can taste authentic fondue, wine brought from different parts of the country and interesting desserts cooked following old recipes. Ticino is famous for its Merlot wine; the province annually produces about 4 million liters of this wonderful drink. Ornate red wine featuring subtle bouquet of aromas can be enjoyed on one of the local plants or purchased at specialty stores.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Ticino and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Ticino
♥   Restaurant 'Alla Stazione' Lavorgo. Type - Regional cuisine. 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'T3e Terre' Tegna-Pone Brolla. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Da Enzo' Tegna. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'senza punti' Contra. Type - Modern cuisine. 16.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'il Ristorante' ORSELINA. Type - Italian. 17.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lago' Minusio . Type - International. 17.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'lachiesa' Locarno-Monti Trinità. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Green da Lorenzo' LOSONE. Type - International. 17.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria Chiara' Muralto. Type - Traditional cuisine. 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria del Centenario' Muralto. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 17.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Ticino

Eiger Run Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
The representatives of the Autoklub ADAC from Germany recently evaluated the ski slope condition. They designated Eiger Run as 'broken' and unusable for skiing. If you do not know exactly the location of the railroad tracks, you can stumble over it. And this is one of the many dangers the skiers can encounter here. … Read further

Engelberg

From the series “15 Sparsely Populated Places for Solitude with Wildlife”
The resort is full of various ski tracks of different complexity levels. Vacationists also can walk in the picturesque forests. The best time for visiting Engelberg is summer. Mostly at this time tourists can adore with the forest walks. This place has also several outstanding historical sightseeing. An ancient Clostra Son Jon monastery was founded there even in 1120. Nowadays it functions, you can come here and listen to homiletics. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Ticino

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Ticino (Switzerland) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Ticino restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Ticino, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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