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Speck Alto Adige PGI

Lightly spiced, gently smoked and cured in the fresh mountain air: The most iconic of all South Tyrolean tastes.

The unmistakeable hallmark taste of Speck Alto Adige PGI is firmly rooted in the culinary tradition of its homeland, and closely-guarded family recipes passed down from generation to generation. The secret lies in the distinctive herby crust formed by a blend of rosemary, bay, juniper and a little salt and pepper. Gentle smoking and slow curing in the abundantly fresh mountain air transform this this culinary treat into a top-quality gourmet product.

Speck Alto Adige PGI is extremely versatile; it is a stalwart of traditional recipes, and adds a fabulously special taste to modern dishes. High in protein and low in fat, it is the ideal nutritious choice at all times of day, for good food-lovers of all ages.
 

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Beef tagliata with Speck Alto Adige PGI, buckwheat, parmesan slivers and crispy sage

Beef tagliata with Speck Alto Adige PGI, buckwheat, parmesan slivers and crispy sage

Lunch or dinner alike, this Italian classic is always the perfect dish - especially when Speck Alto Adige PGI is the secret ingredient

Cheese balls with Speck Alto Adige PGI

Cheese balls with Speck Alto Adige PGI

These creamy, herby appetiser balls disappear in one single bite.

Crème brûlée with plum sauce and matchsticks of speck Alto Adige PGI

4.	Crème brûlée with wintry plum sauce and matchsticks of speck Alto Adige PGI

If you like trying out unlikely taste combo, then this one’s for you - a creative recipe that flies in the face of tradition, and a show-stealingly impressive starter. 

Polenta chips with Speck Alto Adige PGI and aioli salsa

Polenta chips with Speck Alto Adige PGI and aioli salsa

Give your antipasto even more taste - with Seck Alto Adige PGI and a homemade garlic salsa 

Cheese fondue with Speck Alto Adige PGI

Cheese fondue with Speck Alto Adige PGI

There’s one thing we’re sure of: Once you’ve tried this cheese fondue, you’ll never eat it without Speck Alto Adige PGI again!

Burgers with Speck Alto Adige PGI, artichoke, mustard mayonnaise, parmesan flakes and radicchio.

Burgers with Speck Alto Adige PGI, artichoke, mustard mayonnaise, parmesan flakes and radicchio.

Wow-factor guaranteed: A classy burger with Speck Alto Adige PGI, radicchio and flakes of parmesan.

Everything about speck

Surprisingly diverse ...

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
28is 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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