Delights of the palate

Canavese is a land rich in ancient and authentic flavours. Pride of Agliè are the renowed torcetti. In the nearby San Giorgio mandatory is to taste the biscotti della duchessa. Other typical products of the Canavesan pastry are the canestrelli and the paste di meliga. In winter it will be interesting to try the tasty fresse, the salame di patata and the quajette, these last ones coocked in the traditional tufeja made with terracotta of Castellamonte. Typical are also the cheeses, from the toma of the Alp pastures to the tomini canavesani, both in the fresh version, and in the dry version.


Ask the keeper of Villa Morenica where to buy local delicacies.