Travel and Culture in Umbria

Orvieto: gastronomy

Orvieto gastronomy follows the typical characteristics of the Umbrian cooking....


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Orvieto gastronomy follows the typical characteristics of the Umbrian cooking, with a particular attention for the recipes based on feathered game (as quails, partridges and turtledoves) which is cooked by rolling it into the bread dough.

The production of sausages, mazzafegati (sweet or savoury liver sausages, a true delicacy for lovers of strong), salami and lean hams is very famous.

Also the production of sausages, mazzafegati (sweet or savoury liver sausages, a true delicacy for lovers of strong), salami and lean hams is very famous.

The "mortadella umbra", for example, is made using a finely chopped mixture that is encased in gut with a long strip of bacon at the centre.





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