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The local cuisine is quite diversified. Chefs of Verona are the authors of many well-known dishes that are popular among gourmets around the world. Each restaurant of national cuisine will surely offer its guests to try «gnocchi» potato dumplings, which are usually served with various sauces. Among the most popular first course dishes you will find «Risotto al tastasal» - a tender risotto, which is cooked from pork mince.
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It’s simply impossible to imagine a meal without the famous «polenta» corn porridge, which is now offered to guests of all Italian restaurants. Local chefs cook polenta in accordance with classic recipes with the addition of various sauces. Fans of gourmet dishes are welcome to order porridge with wild game, and vegetarian food devotees will surely like polenta with cheese. Fans of "hotter" food will fall in love with «Bollito con la pearà» meat. Slices of boiled meat seasoned with spices are served with a special hot sauce, which is used for cooking meat broth, cheese and bread.
Among classic meat dishes we should definitely mention “Brasato di manzo all'Amarone" – beef braised in wine, which, according to connoisseurs of Italian cuisine, has simply incomparable taste. Beef is also used to cook a not less attractive dish called «peperate» - meat is stewed with spices and fragrant cheese. Simply no Italian restaurant is possible to imagine without rich choice of spaghetti and pasta. In Verona «bigoli» is considered the most popular type of pasta. Connoisseurs of meat delicacies will also like «pastisada de caval» dish, which is prepared according to original recipe and is made of high quality horse meat.
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Despite the fact that many meat dishes make up the basis of the menu of every restaurant, gastronomic facilities of Verona will be liked by fans of fish dishes as well. In Lake Garda are found several species of fish, which are baked with vegetables, grilled and stewed with spicy sauces by skilled chefs. If you want to try an authentic Verona dessert, you should definitely try «croccante» almond biscuits, as well as «Sbrisolona» cake. On Christmas Eve numerous vendors from street fairs offer passers-by to try flavored «Pandoro» cakes, and before Easter local bakers made their signature «Colomba» cakes. Rich selection of wines in local restaurants and cafes is worth a separate mentioning. Such sorts as Valpolicella, Bardolino, Amarone, Custoza, Lugana and Recioto di Valpolicella are considered the most popular.
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