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Pear flour autumn

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Pear flour is one of those farm products from South Tyrol, which has nearly fallen into oblivion nowadays. In Verdings, this delicious tradition is still celebrated and many guests and locals participate in the tastings.

In the past, as sugar was still unaffordable for a simple farmer’s family, they used to dry mature pears in Verdings in Eisacktal. In winter, they let them freeze, in order to subsequently grind them into sweet flour. The pear flour was now ready for use as an alternative for sugar.

Pear Flour Feast in Verdings and Pardell

Today, the locals are proud of this tradition and let it revive, for instance, with a homonymous circular route and a very interesting event called “Birmehlherbst” (pear flour autumn). Inns and restaurants in Verdings and Pardell will serve various specialities made from pear flour from 23rd to 29th September.

The highlight of the event is the festival on 29th September, when a historical and culinary theme day takes place along the pear flour path. The Pear Flour Feast is organized by local companies and associations and promises enjoyment, fine entertainment and fascinating knowledge about the rural customs. Of course, the hosts and associations also offer many typical regional specialities

Further information:
Organizer: Tourist Coop. Soc. Klausen, Barbian, Feldthurns und Villanders
Street: Marktplatz 1
Venue: I-39043 Klausen
Tel.: +39 0472 847 424
23.09.2024 - 29.09.2024
Verdings - Klausen
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