Trentino – Alto Adige Salami

Trentino has a long tradition in the field of processed meat and cured, the typical tradition of the highlands where the climate on the one hand it allows the consumption and other required reserves for the long winter months. At one time, through the end of World War have been subject to long blocks of communications due to heavy snowfall as well as the lack of adequate facilities viable.

The pig is worked in all parts of supplying products poorest to the richest, such as salami, which are undoubtedly among the best that can be enjoyed, not least because in the traditions of Trentino missing ham and leg of pork sausage is processed.

The province of Trento is the most devoted charcuterie Rendena Valley, the picturesque valley traversed by the upper trunk of the river Sarca.

Brusti (Baldonazzi o sanguinacci)

Pork & veal

Sweet-and-sour blood sausage featuring chestnut flour, walnuts, raisins, lard, and nutmeg.

Bresaola di Cervo

Venison

Intensely red Bresaola, firm and slightly sweet.

Carne Salada

Beef

“Salted Meat,” made by marinating beef in a salt brine with pepper, garlic, bay leaves, rosemary, juniper berries, and white wine. The fresh meat is seasoned in wooden casks and preserved in brine for twenty days.

Coiga

Pork Salami

Smoked sausage featuring the lowly but economical turnip.

Frankfurterwürstel

Veal and pork

Pork Salami and veal sausage that is stuffed into a mutton casing and smoked over birchwood

Hauswurst

Beef and pork

Chop all the meat rather coarse-grained, seasoned until a thick paste, adding a bit ‘of water and bags in the pig gut.

Kaminwurz

Beef and pork

The Kaminwurz is a raw and smoked pork or beef sausage. Its flavor is similar to the Speck even though it develops its own taste, depending on the spices used with it, cumin in particular.

Lardo

Pork Salami

Smoked, salted, or spiced lard, eaten as an antipasto. Lard from the region of Trento is made from the highest part of the pork shoulder, which is characterized by a pinkish color, which makes this lard particularly tasty.

Luganega della valle dei Mocheni

Pork Salami

The first choice of pork (leg, shoulder and part of the chops) are ground with a variable percentage of donkey meat, seasoned and stuffed in natural casings.

Mortandela della Val di Non

Pork Salami

Minced pork sausage that finds its most elaborate expression in Val di Sole and Val di Non, where it is sprinkled with cornmeal, pressed, and smoked over beech wood and aromatic herbs. It has nothing to do with the “mortadella”, only the name is similar.

Mortandela della Valsugana

Pork Salami

Traditional Valsugana product of ancient traditions, consists of a meatball of minced pure pork, seasoned, and generally consumed fresh a few days after production.

Probusto

Pork Salami

The Italian version of Germany’s Frankfurterwurstel, a pork and veal sausage that is stuffed into a mutton casing and smoked over birchwood. ‘Probusto’ is a speciality typical of the city of Rovereto.

Rindgeselchtes

Beef

Smoked beef, most often served thinly sliced as an antipasto or as part of a Bollito Misto.

Salame all’aglio

Pork Salami

It is a true specialty characterized not only by the discreet flavor of garlic, the softness that comes from being used for this sausage of the best parts of the pig and the very fine paste that is obtained through a special process.

Salsicce del Trentino

Pork Salami

Trentino sausages should be eaten fresh, as they are made for both the long and narrow shape, the pasta is fine, both for spices (pepper, nutmeg, sometimes horseradish, and cumin) that give these little sausages taste particular.

Scodeghini

Pork Salami

Humble salami that makes use of all the parts of the pig that couldn’t be incorporated in other preparations, including the skin and cheeks seasoned with pepper and spices.

Speck dell’Alto Adige (IGP) or Peze Enfumegade

Pork Salami

Square smoked ham made from the best parts of the back of the pig, which are hung to smoke over beech and juniper wood.