Rustic flavours revisited for gourmet dishes
The Alto Garda and Ledro cuisine has always used till today a large variety of meats, cold cuts and products of excellent quality such as the luganega sausage and the carne salada.
The first historical reference to the last mentioned dish dates back to 1700. A peculiar specialty of the area between Arco, Varone and Tenno, basically it’s the rump of local veal beef subjected to a special process that makes it aromatic at the right point. Very low in fat, it is suitable to be eaten raw and thinly sliced as an appetizer, or accompanied by beans, and seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.
The carne salada from North Lake Garda and Ledro Valley is now holder of the De.Co. Brand (Denomination of Town Origin): a real local gem! And taste also the carne salada from Ala!