Traditional cuisine and typical Easter dishes: Rome and the Roman countryside At Easter, each territory has its traditions to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus at the table: a moment of joy that is also emphasized in Rome by traditional cuisine with typical local dishes. It all starts on Sunday morning Read more…
Finally, the first cold snap comes, stuck at home with sinusitis, boredom takes its toll and I have to push myself to do anything. Finally I drag myself to the kitchen but I need inspiration in line with my health. I go out and I go to the market in Read more…
Inside Palazzo Caetani of Bassiano there is a small auditorium with access from the side of the town square. The auditorium is connected to the Museum of Scriptures and completes it in its role as promoter of the culture and social center of Bassiano.
The city of Bassiano is largely surrounded by two medieval walls with nine towers and three access doors. Inside the walls the medieval village has developed with some buildings embellished during the Renaissance period.
One of the city gates where the side defense towers and the door with guard posts are still standing. From this door one enters the main road of Bassiano.
Most of us have all heard of the Via Francigena, the path travelled by pilgrims to visit the tomb of St. Peter’s in Rome starting from Canterbury in England, but still few know that the journey continued to Brindisi where the faithful embarked to sail to the Holy Land. This Read more…
Mazzalaccardi of Bassiano are a type of pasta typical of the town prepared with water and flour similar to spaghetti but shorter and larger, strictly hand-made. They are seasoned with forest mushrooms, amatriciana or various meat sauces
The protector from the plague is celebrated in the town of Bassiano with solemn religious ceremonies and outside some games and magic.
Between July and August the town of Bassiano hosts a classical music festival in the church of San Nicola.
A busy calendar of events takes place throughout the month of August in Bassiano, especially during the Ferragosto period, when summer holiday festivities are at their peak!