Dandelion Weeks in Conco
The culinary event between 29th March and 27th May
2017 in Conco on the plateau of Asiago you should not
miss. The main role plays one of the first signs of springtime:
This year the event takes place for the
12th time and
the restaurants in Conco and surroundings will offer delicious and
traditional dishes from the region like every year. The Italian
name of this special event is A tavola con il Tarassaco di
During these two months you can enjoy in the restaurants various
dishes prepared with dandelion like soups, risottos, sweets,
starters, cakes, fritters, cookies, special pancakes and much more.
Here will find everybody a favourite meal.
The use of wild herbs has a long tradition in
the cuisine of Asiago. The tasty natural products
are perfect to improve and season dishes, but also to prepare
The dandelion is not just a tasty ingredient of typical
springtime meals, but has also a purifying and detoxifying
effect. One of the characteristics of the healthy plant is
its light bitter taste, which cooks and gourmets love equally.
Conco is the perfect place for dandelion. Here the palatable
plant grows very well and amply because of the climate and the soil
in this zone. Dandelions in Conco have a really mild, nearly sweet
aroma, which is perfect also for people who never ate the delicious
For cooking you can not just use the leafs, but
also the buds, which tastes prepared with vinegar
like capers, and the flowers, which are perfect
for sweets. A real delicacy is the honey prepared
from dandelions in combination with cheese from the
Everybody who likes the fine Italian cuisine and new
culinary experiences should spend a holiday in Asiago in the months
of April or May.