Ladin culture and hospitality reign in every restaurant of Val di Fassa. From family-run restaurants in typical Tyrolean style, where to order the classic dishes of the Ladin tradition, to gourmet restaurants which offer creative haute cuisine and are listed in the most famous Italian and foreign food guides. In addition to this, mountain huts, mountain dairies, bars and pastry stores in the villages where to have a yummy break. Also hotels in Val di Fassa offer their guests menus inspired by the local tradition.
Val di Fassa in your dish. Which are the most typical dishes and foods to taste in Val di Fassa? Of course canederli, famous bread dumplings available in various versions: savoury with speck, Puzzone cheese from Moena or spinach, or sweet with cottage cheese, apricots or strawberries. Among soups, "zuppa d’orzo" (barely soup) should be given a try, while pasta fans can choose among "ciajoncìe", ravioli stuffed with potatoes and dried figs, "tagliolini" (pasta) with Boletus mushrooms or "pappardelle" (pasta) with game ragout as first course. Second courses, more robust, include "polenta" cooked in a traditional copper pot, served with melted cheese or sausages and sauerkrauts, roe deer hotpot or pig’s knuckle. When it comes to desserts, one can’t miss "fortaes", delicious snail-shaped fried pastry, served with cranberry jam, or apple strudel with custard and whipped cream. Forget dieting for once and enjoy the many delicacies Val Fassa can offer you.