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Speck Alto Adige

For generations this delicacy has been smoked according to an old family recipe

The unique taste of Speck Alto Adige PGI is thanks in no small part to its production in Alto Adige. For it’s here that Alpine landscapes and Mediterranean culture meet to form a unique blend. Even nature plays a role with the unique climate, plenty of sun and clean air. South Tyrol may be small but it features food and flavours that come up big. The northernmost province in Italy unites both the Alpine and the Mediterranean, and it is blessed by 300 days of sun per year. The stunning mountain scenery has been the backdrop for the production of typical South Tyrolean speck for generations and it is the home of true speck culture.

Everything about speck

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Speck Alto Adige PGI guarantee the highest quality and authenticity
20° This temperature must not be exceeded during the smoking process
1200 AD This is the first documented proof of speck production in Alto Adige
29is the number of authorised speck producers in Alto Adige
22 weeks is the average maturation time
5% salt is the maximum amount
that the finished product may contain
20 years of approved quality 1996 is the first year that manufacturing process was protected
The exact spice mix is protected. Although rosemary, bay leaf, juniper, salt and pepper are definitely used

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Cod in Speck Alto Adige with baked lemon potatoes

Cod in Speck Alto Adige with baked lemon potatoes

Keen on a spicy yet simply prepared dish? We’re dishing up Speck Alto Adige and cod.

Hearty herb zucchini pancakes with Speck Alto Adige

Hearty herb zucchini pancakes with Speck Alto Adige

Pancakes also taste deliciously salty. Try these hearty pancakes with zucchini and Speck Alto Adige.

Bruschetta with ricotta, Speck Alto Adige PGI and fig jam

Bruschetta with ricotta, Speck and fig jam

Crispy finger food: this fresh take on bruschetta will be a hit at any party.

Ramen with crispy Speck Alto Adige IGP, eggs and chicken

Ramen with crispy Speck, soft-boiled eggs and chicken

Japanese cuisine meets Speck Alto Adige! Two contrasting culinary styles brought together with egg and chicken.

Macaroni with Speck Alto Adige, tomatoes and courgette

Macaroni with Speck, coloured tomatoes and courgette

Enjoy a taste of Bella Italia with this light everyday dish featuring cherry tomatoes, courgette and Speck Alto Adige.

Avocado, chicken breast, Speck Alto Adige PGI and quinoa bowl

Couper les tomates en deux et les disposer sur une plaque, côté coupé vers le haut. Saupoudrer d’une pincée de sucre, de sel, d’origan et d’un filet d’huile.  Enfourner à chaleur tournante à 200 °C pendant 40 minutes.   Pendant ce temps, cuire le quinoa selon les indications sur l’emballage.  Cuire les escalopes de blanc de poulet et les couper en lamelles. Couper le Speck Alto Adige IGP en allumettes.  Couper les avocats en deux, retirer le noyau et la peau et les couper en fines lamelles.   Assaisonner le quinoa avec du sel, du poivre et de l’huile d’olive vierge extra et le servir dans quatre bols. Pour finir, ajouter dans chaque bol les tomates confites, les allumettes de speck, les escalopes de poulet et l’avocat.

This energy-boosting blend of avocado, chicken and quinoa is the perfect meal for sports freaks and fitness fanatics.

Rocket, Granny Smith apple and Speck Alto Adige PGI

Rocket, Granny Smith apple, Speck and Parmesan salad

The seasoning of the Speck Alto Adige, the acidity of the apple and the fresh salad combine to form a potpourri for the senses.

Rye crackers with Speck Alto Adige PGI and chia seeds

Rye crackers with Speck and chia seeds

Nothing beats homemade treats – and these light crackers with Speck Alto Adige are a healthy alternative snack!

Cabbage marinated with crispy Speck Alto Adige PGI

Cabbage marinated with crispy Speck

Hearty traditional fare reimagined: cabbage, crispy Speck Alto Adige and fresh parsley make this a dish to remember.

Plaited breadsticks and Speck Alto Adige PGI

Plaited breadsticks with spelt and nut flour and Speck Alto Adige

The classic breadsticks revisited: enjoy the special taste of these plaited bread sticks with nuts and Speck Alto Adige.

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