Arrival in Baresi, suburb of Roncobello, in the morning and visit of the 1500s mill, reachable after a small stroll in the field. The small rock structure, refurbished by the FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano), guards not only a mill , which mills wheat for the flour of the typical polenta bergamasca, but also a press for the walnut, which produces oil, and a oven for the backing of bread.
After this, transfer to the district of Branzi, small village in the mountains, where from tradition the original local cheese is produced, the Branzi . it is a milk product with a sweet taste, if aged 2/3 months, more spicy after a long aging in cellar. It is produced kneading the milk of cows form the Orobie, raised in high valley. The village is known also for the extraction of the slate, a dark rock used especially for the religious covering.
At the end, lunch with local tasting menu.
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