San Martino dei Briganti


November 11, 2016

The music and songs of the tradition with the presence of bagpipes musicians, bagpipes and accordions bitonal, the popular "ddubbotte".

And again: hagiography of St. Martin of life in the Abruzzo history as collected and narrated by historians De Nino Finamore and with texts to the National Library of Florence.

The figure of the saint in the popular legends, a During extra virgin olive oil tasting held by Marino Giorgetti, the highest authority in the field of sensory analysis.

Abruzzo and visas by the British brigands in the works The Regina degli Abruzzi in 1852 and Francesca Doria, 1846 collected and translated by Mario Cimini, a university professor, in volume Brigands and robber Abruzzo.

Also room for a Seminar on seasonal products with workshop open to all present to illustrate the ancient knowledge handed down from mother to daughter, from our grandmothers, sweets such as poor "rivotiche" and "sgajuzze" by the chef Maurizio Tricca, Hotel De Cecco school officials and, finally, of new wine tasting together with Abruzzo sweets.

This and much more for the sixth round of the San Martino dei Briganti organized as usual by the Fontevecchia.

The event will take place Friday, November 11 in the village of Spoltore homes Troiano (Engine area - Pe) with beginning from 12.00 hours.

The event will kick off with the laboratory held by the members of Fontevecchia during which will be taught how to make cakes poor of San Martino.

Rivotiche, sgajuzze, the cake named after the saint on whose dough is expected only cooked must instead of water, the corn pizza with the beans inside.

to 16, The windows of the small village, will be decorated with traditional Abruzzese blankets, wool and silk of San Leucio; then there will be a small procession with devotional Abruzzo traditional clothes devotional altar of St. Martin to the church of SS. Trinity where the women will rest, at the foot of the baskets and baskets votive. Follows the celebration of the Mass in the ancient rite, by the association Blessed Marco d'Aviano, with the blessing of the gifts.

At the end of the function, space to Mario Cimini author of the book "Brigands and Abruzzo robber" a book, published by Carabba, that through the translation of two English works of the first half of 800, gives us the romantic image of the bandits who had across the Channel.

Will be held immediately after the reading of some passages de "The life of San Martino" dall'Agiografie of the Saints and the uses and customs of Abruzzo Gennaro Finamore. Then comes the turn of one of the most anticipated moments: Marino Giorgetti, Leading expert in the sensory, held the highly anticipated course for extra virgin olive oil tastersAnd explains what has happened this year because of the attack of the olive fruit fly, and hemp oil produced on site. Shall unveil the secrets to recognize a good product from an adulterated or badly preserved.

Then there will still be room for tradition with the popular music of bagpipes, bagpipes and ddubbotte de The Abruzzo Gigli and barrel organ of the "ddubbotte" Luca Castiglioni world champion.

At the end of the event will be prepared a table where everyone present will be able to enjoy, for free, the oil and the new wine, the "rivotiche" typical large pancakes made using water and flour, the cake of San Martino whose mixture is used the cooked must, the "sgajuzze" and corn pizza with beans: ancient rites that will be presented to the participants.

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