The cooked cotechino is considered one of the poorest salami in the Emilian tradition that has spread throughout the Po valley, making it a must in the gastronomic history. It is proposed in various combinations, but in particular often with lentils, boiled spinach or mashed potatoes.
In Italy, tradition says, people eat cotechino with lentils New Year’s Eve as a wish for fortune and prosperity. During this dinner is a dish that can not miss, strictly tasted across midnight, to celebrate the arrival of the new year. Continue reading