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Meat and pork butchery products

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Pork

The origins of the pig may be lost in the mists of time. In Etruscan times, the first forms...

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Mutton

Until the beginning of the 20th century, Umbria was characterized by a certain commercial isolation, with the exception of...

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Beef

Beef is one of the best products coming from the Umbrian countryside or, more precisely, from the province of...

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Barnyard animals

Chicken, rabbit stew and roast goose were all dishes that were eaten in certain moments during the year, linked...

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Game

Umbrian cuisine is rich in recipes for game, like deer (stewed or minced for croquettes), roe deer (rustic roe...

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Ventresca

In Umbrian dialect, ventresca is a type of rolled up bacon, obtained from the salting and flavouring of gutted...

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Sanguinaccio (Black pudding)

Black pudding is an ancient and tasty speciality. It is made from pig’s blood, to which salt, diced fat,...

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Ham

A matured leg of pork is typically pear-shaped anddcovered with pepper in areas where it is not protected by...

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Sausages and liver sausages

The processing of pork in Umbria is dominated by sausages, which are prepared using the best parts of the...

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Porchetta

Porchetta is one of the traditional ways of preparing pork and can be considered a speciality of Perugia, though...

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Morsels of Venison

Morsels of venison are made from lean deer meat, after the fatty parts and gristle have been removed, and...

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The chianina

The Chianina is perhaps the most noble and renowned of the various breeds of cattle today. This is also...

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Corallina

Corallina di Norcia is one of the best-known cured meats from Norcia. It is made with choice flesh from...

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Coppa

Coppa is a typical product linked to rural tradition and made using the head, the ears, the snout and...

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Coglioni di Mulo (Mule’s Balls)

The name of this sausage product says a lot about its shape, which clearly brings to mind the testicles...

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Capocollo and lombetto

Capocollo and lombetto (loin) are two very popular foods among the pork butchery products of Umbria. They go down...

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Guanciale or barbozzo (pig’s cheek o chin)

The pig’s cheek is triangular in shape, for processing purposes, is of medium size, it varies in weight from...

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