Pere antiche trentine, or ancient Trentino pears, are a unique and traditional fruit variety found in the Trento region of Italy. These pears are grown in specific towns and communes in Trento, such as Cembra, Lavis, and Mezzocorona. They can be found in local stores and shops that specialize in regional produce, such as the Mercato di Trento or the Agraria Riva del Garda.

One popular recipe that showcases the delicious flavor of pere antiche trentine is the “Pear and Cheese Salad.” This refreshing salad combines thinly sliced pears with local cheese, such as Trentingrana or Vezzena, and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. Another recipe is the “Pear and Walnut Tart,” where the pears are baked into a sweet tart crust with a filling of walnuts, sugar, and cinnamon.

Pere antiche trentine have received the prestigious PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees their authenticity and traditional production methods. The specifications for these pears include being grown in specific areas of Trento, having a characteristic shape and color, and being harvested at the right level of ripeness. This recognition ensures that consumers are getting a genuine and high-quality product.

– “Pere Antiche Trentine” – Agraria Riva del Garda (
– “Le Pere Antiche Trentine” – Mercato di Trento (