The risotto with luganega (a particular type of sausage) is a typical Lombard dish. Tradition has it that local people prepare it on the last Thursday of January. During the celebrations of Giubiera, an ancient event that aims to propitiate a good harvest in spring, no wonder that the traditional dish is the risotto with sausage, where rice and pig respectively symbolize the auspicious and the abundance.
This event is still particularly felt by the people, especially in small Lombard communities, where tradition still matter. An example? The beautiful Varenna, located on the eastern shores of Lake Como, hosts every year the celebrations for the Giubiera, which represent a popular tourist attraction. But how do you prepare a good risotto with luganega? Follow these simple steps and enjoy it with your family and friends!