Feast of St. Anastasia

Sant’Anastasia, patron saint of Borgorose is celebrated every 10 March in the small village in the province of Rieti with solemn religious celebrations, in the morning with a solemn mass in honor of the Saint and to follow the procession through the streets of the town.

Chestnut jam

Chestnut jam has a sweet taste and a brown colour. It is prepared with boiled chestnuts boiled after cleaning from the peal. Sugar is added and the mixture is then placed over the flame until a thick paste is formed that will be put still hot in glass jars. The Read more…

Potato dumplings

Ravioli are composed of puff pastry and filling. The dough is made with flour, eggs, milk, olive oil, salt and yeast. The filling is made from boiled and mashed potatoes, grated sheep’s cheese, eggs and raisins softened in wine. In the stuffing can be added other ingredients such as chestnuts. Read more…

Fiatoni

The Fiatoni cake can be likened to a big “ravioli with ricotta”. The pastry encloses a paste made with sheep cheese combined with ground Parmesan blended with fresh eggs. The cake has ancient traditions and it is said that families put away the cheese rinds during the year to keep Read more…

Church of Santa Maria

Outside the medieval village of Corvaro di Borgorose, are the remains of the Church of Santa Maria del Colle Loriano of the eleventh century. You can admire the bell tower, the cloister, partially destroyed by the 1915 earthquake, and several inscriptions on limestone dating from the era of Emperor Augustus. Read more…

Church of Saint Francis

The Church of Saint Francis, in the centre of Corvaro di Borgorose, restored after the earthquake of 1915, dates from the fourteenth century. It was built when the monks abandoned the Old Church of Saint Francis. An earthquake destroyed the monastery. The simple facade of the church is decorated with Read more…

Old Church of Saint Francis

According to tradition, the Church of Saint Francis in Corvaro, along the slopes of the Duchess mountains, would be the eighth monastery founded by St. Francis of Assisi who stayed here. The church dates from the thirteenth century and the façade is Romanesque-Abruzzese style, with Gothic touches. The interior has Read more…

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