Umbria and Ape Car: another inseparable binomial

Dear friends and readers, in this blog we have discussed about many symbols of Umbria connected to its history, art, food and traditions.This time we would like introducing another “must-see” in Umbria: the Ape Car. […]

Why don’t we go to….Bastardo??

No friends, “Bastardo” is not the word you are thinking about! In Umbria Bastardo has a very serious historical meaning! Bastardo infact is a small village located on the road from Todi to Montefalco. Its […]

Tribute to His Majesty the Pork

I am really sorry for all my “veg” friends and readers but Umbria and Pork are definitely an inseparable binomial. The tradition of pork production in Umbria is very ancient.The word “Norcino”, an expert in […]


Launched at “Salone del Gusto 2010” held last October in Turin, finally the new and “revolutionary” guidebook “Slow Wine 2011” by Slow Food is now available in Italy. Every region is organizing an event to […]

Ode to the fireplace

I don’t know if any Romantic poet has ever written an ode to the fireplace. Here in Umbria the fireplace, il camino, is not simply an additional ornamental part of a kitchen, here the fireplace […]

The city of Todi on a stamp!

Last 4h June 2010 our beautiful city of Todi got an important recognition! Our main piazza, Piazza del Popolo is the subject of a brand new stamp from Poste Italiane!The stamp (60 cent) is available […]