The cuisine is considered among the excellences of the “Bel Paese”. The Italian culinary strength lies in the vastness of recipes and preparations, and this variety is due to large differences in habits and produce of the numerous territories.
The typical cuisine of the region is strongly linked to the agricultural traditions of Lombardy, where rice cultivation and livestock have been practised for centuries.
Not surprisingly, the best-known traditional dishes are: Risotto with saffron and ossibuchi. Apart from these, in the numerous listed city restaurants you can enjoy the finest seafood, always fresh thanks to the efficient fish market.
Typical of Milan is also a cake called Panettone, which has ancient origins and is eaten at Christmas time.