Umbrian Norcineria

The term “Norcineria” derives from the village of Norcia, which is the central core of this tradition. However, “Norcineria” has multiple meanings. The most antique one regards the very process of production of salami. The origin of Norcineria can be dated back to Ancient Rome. The Roman emperor Vespasian (9 – 79 A.D.) held many lands in the area that we currently call Sibylline Mountains....

How Italy Celebrates Christmas

If you've always wondered how Italians celebrate Christmas, in the lines below you can satisfy your curiosity about it! Christmas in Italy is celebrated over several weeks, as Italians celebrate from early December, until the day of Epiphany, on the 6th of January. Precisely, the official celebrations start on the 8th of December (public holiday, offices are closed), one of the calendar days dedicated to...

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