Friuli Venezia Giulia Recipes

Friuli Venezia Giulia Recipes (7)

Our recommendations if you are planning a vacation or visit to Friuli Venezia Giulia.

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Browse our choice of traditional Italian recipes from the region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Start with our suggestions below and follow the Friuli Recipes link to view the full list.

  • Gubana

    Cividale del Friuli is a great place for finding a quaint local restaurant. If you are ask, you may also find yourself also tucking into a 'gubana', a dessert speciality of the town. It is typical for both the Christmas and Easter periods, but is now enjoyed all year round and all around Friuli and beyond. We also also know it was served in the 15th century at a banquet for Pope Gregory XII when he visited Cividale. Its name probably derives from the Slovenian word 'guba' meaning 'folded' or 'bent' and is so similar to the Italian word 'gobbo'…
    Last modified on 21 December 2012

Frico mashed potato cheese recipe

This dish is called 'frico'. It is a sort of mashed potato with cheese and no doubt perfect for the cold days in Italy's wettest region.
Last modified on 22 October 2010

pastry sweet recipe

This sweet dish is called 'cushion pins'. In German it is called Polsterziplen.

Schweinsbrotn Roast pork recipe

Here's an interesting idea proposed by the Antica Trattoria Schönburg at Malborghetto in the province of Udine. The trattoria dates from 1724 and in 1809 young captain Friedrich Hansel, in the service of the Hapsburg Francis I, walked in and had this soup.

Salame all'Aceto with polenta

This dish is a little on the heavy side and is best eaten with a glass of Cabernet. Don't forget to use the typical Friuli 'saluto' of 'Mandi' when beginning the meal by raising a glass. This basically means 'che il Signore ti accompagni' or 'che il Signore sia con te' or 'God be with You'. It is a very personable greeting.

Raviolini di Pere ravioli pasta with pear

This dish is small ravioli filled with a pear sauce. In German it is called Klotznnudl. We thank the Antica Trattoria Schönburg for kindly sending us the recipe.

Patate alla Triestina potato recipe

Pasta e patate, typical winter dish that going back to traditional farming
Last modified on 03 September 2010