In Gesualdo a fried pork competition


Race between fried pork in Gesualdo, a picturesque village of Irpinia, where, Sunday, March 13, held the tenth edition of the “Challenge of the pork Soffritto”, a gastronomic and cultural event where the main actor is precisely the Pork Soffritto, an animal that has been for years the main household food Irpinia livelihoods of rural communities. at one time, in fact, all the families of those valleys bred the pig whose killing was a party, a real ritual, which translated with ‘processing of products and traditional dishes that told the industriousness and practical intelligence of the local farmers, able to also use the scraps. the Soffritto is one example. [charme-gallery]
Early in the morning, starting at 10, among the alleys and squares of the old town you can enjoy the traditional “Breakfast Peasant”, prepared by the participating community, that will delight the palate of an old flavor to the accompaniment of a rich selection of wines by Slow Food. At 13.30 then it gets off the Saute charge by the various Community. A jury, coordinated by experts of the Slow Food.
The 2016 edition is organized in collaboration with the association Astrea Gesualdo with which the Community has already tight partnership for other events (knowledge and flavor), it is supported by the patronage of the Municipality of Gesualdo, proloco and other forces of volontariato. This event is also an opportunity to visit Gesualdo, beautiful village, one of the most beautiful in Italy. In fact, during the day will take guided tours of the historic center, to the noble houses and the Castle, recently reopened after restauration

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