Valle D'Aosta Food
Valle D'Aosta Food (7)
Delicious local Italian typical products from the region of Valle d'Aosta. Where to go, what to look out for and when to find them in season. Start with the article below.
Toma is a type of cow's milk cheese produced throughout the Alpine arc of northern Italy, especially in the regions of Valle d'Aosta and Piemonte. Interestingly, it tends to crop up in those areas where the classic mountain 'fontina' has less of a presence. In Valle d'Aosta it was used mainly as a substitute for meat, which tended to be scarce in the hills, and is still wonderful when cooked with polenta or soup. In Piemonte there are more than 20 types of Toma (one is pictured above) with the DOP mark awarded to those produced in the provinces in and around…
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