Mountain snails (Lumache di montagna) (snails of Borgo San Dalmazzo) – a typical product of the Piedmont Region – Category Meats and Meat – (various meats)
PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE, STORAGE AND AGING CONSOLIDATION IN TIME TO USE BY LOCAL, UNIFORM AND CONSTANT:
Features: These are the snails collected and fattened in mountainous areas, (exclusively of the species Helix pomatia Alpine) and presented the “Fair Cold” as the final product of ‘”agriculture” first
Methods of processing: The snails hand harvested in the mountains, are put in pens and subjected to breeding practices ingentilimento meat in order to sell the late-autumn during opercolatura shell.
AREA OF PRODUCTION: The valleys of Cuneo, in particular, near Cuneo.
MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS AND EQUIPMENT USED FOR THE PREPARATION, CONDITIONING OR PACKAGING: Removal of fragments of earth or other dirt adhering to the shell, selection due to calibration and accommodation in boxes in wood.
DOCUMENTATION INDICATING THAT THE METHODS OF PROCESSING AND STORAGE IS AGING ARE CONSOLIDATED IN TIME FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE YEARS: The fair slug of Borgo San Dalmazzo is held by more than 400 years.
SOURCE: B.U.R. Piedmont, Supplement Number 23 – June 6, 2002
Italian food. Lumache di montagna