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When the tourist arrives in Montagnana , one of the most beautiful villages in Italy and Orange Flag of the TCI, will have the opportunity to immediately appreciate the urban fabric, made up of
streets and buildings built in the Renaissance period. ), with imposing late-Gothic forms with Renaissance additions; the most famous monuments are the city walls, the Rocca degli Alberi and
the Castel San Zeno The current walls are one of the most beautiful and best preserved examples of arches medieval military structure in Europe; around the walls runs a large moat (now a green wall) which, in
the past, was flooded to defend the city. The medieval walls of Montagnana are included among the Places of the Heart, an initiative promoted by the FAI.
GASTRONOMIC SPECIALTIES OF MONTAGNANA
The "Schissoto", the bread ... the first product of scarce civilization à of the twentieth century, the first production of soft wheat of the Lower Padua. 'Schissoto ' derives from crushed because it could cook better and remain under the 'text '; ingredients: flour, lard that was never lacking in the houses where the pig culture reigned, salt, yeast, pasta from the day before and, every family that produces it, adds an ingredient that makes it special. various fillings: traditional, it is the one with sweet raw ham, but it can be natural, with bacon, pumpkin and sopressa.
The "Fugassa", a typical Montagnanese dessert made with polenta, apples and raisins; having no added fat, it makes it a low-calorie and therefore very current dessert.
THE SWEET RAW HAM
The "Sweet Raw Ham", an icon of the terriory, is produced using thighs of pigs reared and slaughtered in Veneto. Its delicate aroma and elegant flavor make it the protagonist in the kitchen to create dishes of high gastronomic value.