Vitorchiano. Cavatello festival

In Vitorchiano, a village in the Province of Viterbo, one of the most popular types of traditional pasta, the Cavatello Vitorchianese, is celebrated with a festival.

Different in shape compared to the Apulian / Molisana counterpart, the cavatelli of Vitorchiano are a poor dish of the tradition of this village, they are still prepared today on festive occasions by local housewives.

The dough is simple, water and flour, and once kneaded and left to rest, it is cut into spaghetti-like strips, and stretched at the ends. This operation gives it the appearance of a rustic "spaghetti".

They are traditionally seasoned with a sauce of wild fennel flowers, which are fried in oil to flavor it, finally adding the tomato puree.

A relaxing weekend in one of the most beautiful villages in Tuscia, to savor a typical dish that tastes of tradition, immersing yourself in fun and happiness.

Written by:
Claudia Bettiol

Engineeer, futurist, joint founder of Energitismo and founder of Discoverplaces. Consultant for the development and promotion of the Touristic Development of Territories specialising in...


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