Eating gluten-free on Lake Garda –
We stayed a few days on Lake Garda and tried some gluten-free places… we tell you about them in this article.
Eating gluten-free on Lake Garda: some places that we have tried
La Bottega dei Sani
A real supermarket of gluten-free products, with a wide choice. Inside there is also a café where you can find a good choice of gluten-free fresh products (by 4 gluten-free laboratories in the area).
We were there for breakfast and we had a mixture of mignon pastries and two glasses of latte: all great. For breakfast, we spent € 11.55.
Then we did some “shopping” in the supermarket. 🙂
Il Forno senza glutine
Very nice bakery with excellent products, both sweet and salty. The owners are two sisters, one of them celiac, kind and welcoming.
From Wednesday you can also find fresh pasta. The weekend is the time with the most choice of products directly available, for the rest of the week, to be sure to find everything you are looking for, you can book the day before. On request, they also supply local pharmacies and cafés.
We bought a tray of mixed pastries, 2 pieces of focaccia, a piece of pizza Margherita and a bun. All very good: the cream puffs were good and full of cream, the focaccia very soft and the bread excellent. The pizza was good, even if it requires some minute in the oven before being eaten, when cold it was a bit hard. In total we spent € 20.20.
The bun was too beautiful… it looked like Heidi’s bread! Remember the Japanese cartoon?!? 🙂
Ristorante Pizzeria ExPort
Address: Via Sirmioncino, 6, 25019 – Sirmione (BS)
Phone: +39 030 919407
Pizzeria restaurant with gluten-free options, small and well maintained.
We took two takeaway pizzas, one Margherita(€ 7.00) and one pepperoni pizza (€ 7.50), good, both as pasta and as a condiment.
Ristorante Rose & Sapori
Elegant restaurant with a terrace overlooking the lake, inside the 4-star Villa Rosa hotel. The service is very nice and you can have almost all the menu in the gluten-free version.
To begin with, they brought us some mixed gluten-free buns with a mousse of ricotta cheese and spinach
and to continue we ordered:
– Norwegian salmon marinated in citrus fruits and dill, with potato chips and curry mayonnaise
– Gluten-free green gnocchi with rabbit ragout, robiola cheese fondue and porcini mushroom powder
– Pasta with lobster, sea plankton and citrus fruit powder
– Grilled Argentine Angus fillet with roasted potatoes and Tomino cheese of Piedmont
All really good and the dishes were well-presented.
We didn’t take the dessert, but at the end of the meal, they brought us 2 biscuits and 2 meringues.
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