The Lombard cuisine: 7 unmissable recipes beyond the Risotto

Oct 14, 2020 154

Lombard cuisine is famous all over the world for its main dish: the risotto alla milanese. It is a very old recipe, dating back to 1500 and characterized by a very creamy saffron rice accompanied by ossobuco (ox marrow) cooked for 120 minutes. Yet Lombardy boasts a rich and very varied gastronomic heritage. Let's see, therefore, what are the most famous dishes of lombard cuisine.

Cassoeula. It is a poor dish consisting of different cuts of pork and stewed vegetables. Suitable for the first autumn colds. The name probably derives from the spoon with which it is mixed (casseou) or from the pot in which it is prepared (casserole).

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