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aosta Perhaps, fontina cheese remains the most popular delicacy that tourists can try in Aosta. According to many travelers, the cheese tastes excellent. Various meat delicacies are also popular national dishes. For example, beef is cooked by a special recipe in this region – it is roasted with red wine.
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Local wine deserves the highest praise. As a rule, visitors of local restaurants prefer to order such varieties of wine as Blanc de Morgex et La Salle and Arnad-Montjovet. Fans of spirits will like Genepy, a popular local liqueur. Ice cream remains the most popular local dessert. In each restaurant, guests will find ice cream with different flavors and fillings. Various pastries with honey are also quite popular. Pies, pancakes, crispy crackers of different types – the choice of meals will please even foodies. In Aosta, visitors can also try the unusual chestnut honey. Many buy it as a souvenir for friends and family members.
When describing restaurants in Aosta, Europe deserves to be mentioned first. This restaurant is open for guests every day except Sunday. It’s a great place to try classical dishes of European cuisine. The restaurant’s spacious hall is perfect for hosting various events and celebrations. Osteria Nando is one more popular restaurant that is open not far from the central part of the city. Regional and national dishes make up the basis of the menu. Osteria Nando has tables installed inside and outside, on a beautiful terrace surrounded by lush greenery. This restaurant is perfectly suitable for families and has a range of signature dishes that includes various meat delicacies with mushrooms and fresh vegetable salads. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Vecchio Ristoro is considered the best restaurant of the national cuisine. Excellent mussels with spicy sauce, gnocchetti with zucchini, lamb roasted with beer and herbs – these are just some of the culinary masterpieces that the restaurant’s chef has prepared for visitors. Vecchio Ristoro has quite a large base of frequent customers, so it is recommended to book tables in advance.
Aosta Guests of Aosta will be surprised to find out that pasta is not the staple food in this region. The climate of Aosta is somewhat different from the rest of the country. Mountains and cold winters are the reason for the hearty cuisine in the valley. It’s a fantastic place for everyone who is fond of warming soups, rice and potatoes, black bread and salami, and, of course, cheeses made of rich milk. Fontina cheese, mentioned above, is a great example of the local cuisine. It’s a fat cheese made from a single milking. Locals often use it to cook fondue and add it to the sauce for the Aosta Valley polenta.
Here are some of the most popular dishes that guests of Aosta should consider trying in local cafes and restaurants. Seupa de gri is a popular barley soup with various vegetables that depend on a season, potatoes, salt pork, and onions. It’s a fantastic dish for hungry tourists. Risotto alla valdostana is a must for all fans of creamy dishes. Made with fontina, Parmigiano Reggiano, toma and rice, this dish has everything we love in Italian cuisine. Polenta alla rascard is one more traditional dish of the region. It is cooked from corn mush that is grilled, sliced, and then served with beef, fontina, and sausages.
Castello di Chatel Argent (Valle dAosta, Villeneuve) Fans of meat and fish will be not disappointed as well. Carbonade beef stew and various fish dishes cooked from mountain stream trout simply cannot leave anyone indifferent. When it’s time for a dessert, consider ordering a blueberry pie, apple pie with chestnut honey, or Mont Blanc ice cream. Finally, no dinner in Aosta is possible without wine. The area has some exceptional locally produced wine that is very interesting to try. The Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle is one of them. This wine is made from the grape grown on vineyards at the foot of the Mont Blanc. Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle has a strict cultivation area that includes only two municipalities - Morgex and La Salle.
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Aosta will pleasantly surprise all fans of meat delicacies. Historic farms of the region produce special ham types that are usually not available in other parts of the country. For example, the town of Saint-Rhémy-en-Bosses offers some of the most delicious meat delicacies in the region. Only the finest meat is used to make them. Local ham has its unique taste mostly thanks to various spices used in production. Such ingredients as juniper and thyme are essential in many meat delicacies.
Ponte Principe Amedeo Savoia Aosta Vallée d'Aoste Jambon de Bosses ham is considered one of the main gastronomic symbols of the region. The recipe of this ham was invented and officially documented yet in the 14th century. Since that time, local farmers have kept that recipe in secret and have passed it to their descendants. Saint-Oyen ham is a no less delicious local specialty. Only special smoking methods are used to make that ham.
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Travelers wishing to bring unusual meat delicacies to their friends and family members as a gift will also find suitable varieties. They are recommended to search Motzetta in local grocery shops. This is dried meat that has been made for centuries in accordance with an unchanged recipe. The original recipe of Motzetta was invented by local shepherds. It was very convenient to take this food to pastures as the dried meat stayed fresh for a long time. Motzetta looks similar to Pastırma and can be made from different types of meat. Dried beef is considered the most widespread and affordable type of Motzetta, but there are different variations made of deer, boar or even chamois meat. Travelers can also try Motzetta in local restaurants. It is usually sliced into thin pieces and then served together with rye bread.
Aosta Besides meat delicacies, Aosta residents are keen on coffee. Coffee in different variations is present in absolutely all restaurants and cafes of the city. Skilled chefs make coffee in a number of ways. Aosta is the only region where travelers can try Valdostana coffee that tastes particularly amazing together with Tegole cookies. The latter is a popular national specialty. The delicious cookie got its name after special tiles that have been used to cover roofs of local houses for centuries.
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Small flat and round-shaped cookies are available in the vast majority of cafes in Aosta. There are also beautifully decorated packages with these cookies that travelers will find in grocery and souvenir shops. The recipe of this popular cookie appeared at the beginning of the 20th century. It contains nut powder, wheat flour, egg whites, and cornstarch. Only the most nutritious nuts are used to make the cookie in order to make it hearty and nourishing. Quite an interesting fact – if stored correctly, the cookie stays fresh for more than six months. In the past, this fact made it perfectly suitable for shepherds.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Aosta
♥   Restaurant 'Vecchio Ristoro' AOSTA. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'MaMa' Aosta. Type - Japanese. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Osteria da Nando' AOSTA. Type - Regional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Société anonyme de consommation' Pila. Type - Modern cuisine. 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Clusaz' GIGNOD. Type - Regional cuisine. 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Croix Blanche' ETROUBLES. Type - Regional cuisine. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Lou Ressignon' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bar à Fromage' COGNE. Type - Regional cuisine. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Petit Restaurant' COGNE. Type - Creative. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Antica Trattoria Champagne' Champagne. Type - Regional cuisine. 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Aosta

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