The community of Zambana is specialized in cultivation of asparagus for hundreds of years. A real culinary delight!
Zambana is well known for one vegetable: the asparagus. An exquisite white asparagus without any fibers. This high quality can be reached because of the very special ground and the special technique of the local farmers. It is quite a lot of work to be able to call the asparagus “Asparagus from the Trentino” because the farmers have to fulfill strict rules of action in matters of ground and cultivation.
Already in the 19th century we find information about the famous asparagus of Zambana. The harvest which takes place between March and the end of May is still done by hand. The asparagus is well known in the classic cuisine as well as for its diuretic effect.
In spring the asparagus from Zambana is in the center of numerous festivities. Asparagus as a starter, asparagus in soups or Risotti or it is served with eggs, meat or fish. Don’t miss this culinary delight! Enjoy your meal and Buon Appetito!