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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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Cannoli made of Speck Alto Adige PGI and filled with tuna sauce – recipe

Recipe for cannoli made with Speck Alto Adige PGI and tuna sauce

Tasty slices of Speck Alto Adige formed into succulent cannoli – small tubes with a soft creamy cheese and tuna filling. It's tempting!

Meat mini-pizzas with Speck Alto Adige PGI and fontina cheese - recipe

Recipe for meat mini-pizzas with Speck Alto Adige PGI and fontina cheese

How about a quick and tasty main course? Try these meat mini-pizzas, topped with diced Speck Alto Adige PGI and fontina cheese.

Pici pasta with porcini mushrooms and Speck Alto Adige PGI on a chickpea purée - recipe

Recipe for pici pasta with porcini mushrooms and Speck Alto Adige PGI on a chickpea purée

A blend of ingredients from Central Italy and Alto Adige, with pasta and chickpea purée made even tastier with Speck and mushrooms.

Pizza-in-the-pan with Speck Alto Adige PGI – recipe

South Tyrolean-style carbonara

No need to turn on the oven to enjoy a delicious pizza! With an extra touch of flavour from Speck Alto Adige PGI – the perfect combination of goodness and simplicity.

Endives with Speck Alto Adige PGI – recipe

South Tyrolean-style carbonara

Looking for a tasty alternative to the usual salad? Try this colourful and irresistible recipe!

The Marende: A traditional South Tyrolean snack

The Marende: A traditional South Tyrolean snack

The perfect between-meal snack... authenticity guaranteed with Speck Alto Adige PGI.

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
27is 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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