Aosta Valley Typical products
Valle d'Aosta

Valle d’ Aosta cooking depends on cattle, the few growable agricultural products, cereals and fruit from the woods. Lots of butter and Fontina, the traditional local cheese. For starters Arnad Lard, Moccetta, Prosciutto from Bosses and Teteun. Polenta is the staple and it can be dressed with Ragù (ground meat sauce), sausage and Fontina. Typical entrées are Fontina dumplings, Crepes Val d’Aosta Style, Fonduta valdostana, and Rice Soup. As main dishes Beef Steak Val d’Aosta style, Salmì Hare or Chamois and Fresh water fish such as Trouts. Desserts lean on the fruit from the woods, walnuts, hazelnuts and honey.


Typical products of  Aosta Valley

  • Boudin → Valle d’Aosta Blanc de Morgex et de La Salle
  • Fontina DOP → Valle d’Aosta Enfer d’Arvier
  • Lardo d’Arnad Valle d’Aosta DOP → Valle d’Aosta Moscato di Chambave secco
  • Motsetta → Valle d’Aosta Müller Thurgau
  • Teteun → Valle d’Aosta Moscato di Chambave Secco
  • Valle d’Aosta Fromadzo DOP → Valle d’Aosta Pinot Bianco
  • Valle d’Aosta Jambon de Bosses DOP → Valle d’Aosta Enfer d’Arvier

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Guido Clerici
Guido Clerici | Photographer since 1990, belongs to the Ordine dei Giornalisti (Italy’s Order of Journalists) since 2004. He has published covers, articles and advertisements on major Italian and international magazines (GQ Italy, GQ Germany, GQ Russia, GQ Spain, AD Russia, Traveller Russia, Max, Abitare, Interni), portraying national and international celebrities such as John Malkovich, Casey Stoner, Chef Cracco, Vico Magistretti, Winton Marsalis, Pistorius and many others. He works with companies and architecture and design studios making pictures for brochures, catalogues, and websites. He has been represented by Grazia Neri, Italy’s main photographic agency, and Agenzia LUZphoto of Milan. Beside photography, he works in the food-and-wine and tourism field. Between 2010 and 2012 he earns a Travel Agency Technical Director title, a Sommelier diploma with AIS and a Cheese Taster title with ONAF. Through Officine Turistiche, a website offering environmentally friendly wine-and-food itineraries, he also offers photo shooting, websites design, and event management.