The medieval town of Gubbio

The medieval town of Gubbio

At the foothill of the Ingino Mountain rises the ancient medieval town of Gubbio. Like Deruta, Gubbio is known for its majolica ceramics. Gubbio was founded by the Umbrians in the 3rd century b.C. before becoming a Roman city in the 1st-century a.C. In the 11th century, the city gained its independence and has had its times of glory during the Middle Ages. In this […]

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Foligno pasta event I primi d’Italia

Foligno pasta event I primi d’Italia

From September 25 to 28, 2014 there was the Foligno pasta event I Primi d’Italia. An event dedicated to “pasta” and first courses in general. You could taste over 100 new recipes and see chefs working their food art. Interesting! It has been a while since I visited Foligno. In 2011, I went to the event La Notte Rosa in Foligno, Umbria. It was crowded with people […]

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Spoleto Festival

Spoleto Festival

Thanks to the project Io e Te Gourmet I went together with friends to the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi edition 57. Three years ago, in 2011, I went to a dance performance of the Corella ballet in the Roman theatre in Spoleto. Such a beautiful experience! Since I now live in Umbria, I decided to go back this summer 2014 to the Spoleto Festival dei […]

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Mercato delle Gaite in Bevagna Umbria

Mercato delle Gaite in Bevagna Umbria

Such e beautiful experience! I loved it.. Mercato delle Gaite 19-29 June 2014 posted by Sylvia van der Male

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Spoleto Festival dei 2 Mondi and Io e Te Gourmet

Spoleto Festival dei 2 Mondi and Io e Te Gourmet

This year will be the 57th edition of the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi. Giancarlo Menotti founded this international festival. He was born on July 7, 1911 in Cadegliano Italy. When his father died, he moved with his mother to the USA. Although he referred to himself as an American composer, he has always kept his Italian citizenship. When his mother turned back to Italy, […]

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