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On the left bank of the Mincio river, where the country is marked by rivers and canals, come and discover food and wine excellences.

This festival celebrates its 25th edition. “Lo Mas de la Cuixota” shows how the peasant farmers sowed the rice fields.

 

The Rice Sowing Festival remembers how the works of the rice (sowing and harvest) were done at the beginning of last century.

Panissa, popular in Northern Piemonte (Italy), is a peasant dish made with rice and beans (a kind of risotto), which is quite rich and can work well as a one-course meal. 

Enjoy stuffed vine leaves filled with minced meat, rice and spices. Koupepia is served as part of a meze at many Cypriot wedding feasts.

From risotto to soups, from salads to desserts: Vialone Nano Veronese is the king of rices.

Lombardy was one of the first regions in Italy to fully develop the idea of Wine Roads. They did this by promoting the creation of the Wine and Food Roads of Lombardy network. This is a series of ‘gourmet itineraries’, whose aim is to enhance and promote quality wine and food products, typical to the region. The wine and food of this Region are always produced using the traditions and culture of their territory of origin. There are currently twelve roads recognised by the Region.

Lombardy was one of the first regions in Italy to fully develop the idea of Wine Roads. They did this by promoting the creation of the Wine and Food Roads of Lombardy network. This is a series of ‘gourmet itineraries’, whose aim is to enhance and promote quality wine and food products, typical to the region. The wine and food of this Region are always produced using the traditions and culture of their territory of origin.

Paella Recipes

Paella is a typical rice dish from the Region of Valencia, whose cuisine enjoys great prestige at both national and international level. There is a wide range of varieties of paella: vegetable, seafood, meat, mixed... This delicious dish has made Spanish gastronomy famous all over the world.

Calasparra Products

The white and brown rice given the Denomination of Calasparra Origin is found in provinces across Murcia and Albacete, in Spain. This rice is free from pesticides and herbicides and is processed without the use of any chemicals. This rice is widely appreciated for its flavour, and is ideal for preparing one of the most popular dishes in Spain, paella.