Burro, Burro di malga del Trentino

Burro di malga del Trentino, also known as Trentino mountain butter, is a traditional dairy product from the Trentino region in northern Italy. It is made from the milk of cows that graze in the alpine meadows of the region, giving it a unique and rich flavor. This butter is a staple in many traditional Trentino recipes and is highly prized for its quality and taste.

You can find Burro di malga del Trentino in various towns and communes in the Trento province, such as Trento, Riva del Garda, and Arco. It is often sold in local markets, specialty food stores, and directly from the dairy farms in the region. Some shops where you can find this butter include Caseificio Sociale di Primiero in Primiero, Latteria Turnaria di Predazzo in Predazzo, and Latteria di Ronchi Valsugana in Ronchi Valsugana.

One popular recipe that features Burro di malga del Trentino is the traditional Trentino apple strudel, which uses this butter in the flaky pastry dough. Another classic dish is the polenta concia, a creamy polenta dish made with the mountain butter and local cheese.

Burro di malga del Trentino has been awarded the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status, which ensures that it is produced, processed, and prepared in a specific geographical area and according to traditional methods. It must also meet certain specifications, such as being made from the milk of cows that graze in the alpine meadows of the Trentino region and being produced in designated dairy farms and facilities.

Sources:
– www.visittrentino.info
– www.trentinodavivere.it