VITERBO, DINNER OF BORGIA
A dip back to the rediscovery of the atmosphere and flavors of the Middle Ages: that is how Nepi will kick off the celebrations for the “Palio dei Borgia”, now in its 21st edition, which will reach its climax on June 19. In the “city of water” in the province of Viterbo are planned days full of events and entertainment thanks to a clever mix of stories, legends and gastronomy on the trail of a glorious past. And ‘the case of the propitiatory dinner “At the dinner table of Borgia” organized Wednesday, June 1, in the picturesque setting of the Castle, from Contrada San Biagio winner of 2015. A rich medieval banquet at which you can sample unique dishes prepared following the recipes of many centuries ago: “intricacies of cheese, boiled egg, salami et medieval appetizers” as an appetizer; “Soup de facie vegetables enclosed in a nest of bread and tacconi to Diana Nunzia Borgiana” as the first; “Piglet de San Biagio de salad with vegetables et cicoriam sauté” as the second and sweet “divine barbarity of our cooks Contrada” and even “wine, water et cheer, with original ballets et interludes created by the imagination” of Contrada San Biagio.
The local cuisine is still the protagonist every evening June 2 to 5 with dinners organized in the taverns of the four districts. Thursday, June 2 are scheduled for the qualifying session of the knights to participate in the “carousel” valid for the award of the Palio, the award ceremony “Costume of Lucrezia Borgia” and the presentation of the 1st photo contest “Palio dei Borgia 2016 “. Saturday, June 4 the governor of the city of Nepi, in the presence of priors and nobles of the districts, will read the notice and preside at bussolo for the combination of archers and knights to their respective districts, while in S.Tolomeo Church will host the suggestive ” offering of candles. ” Sunday, June 5, finally, the “Explore Tuscia” Association will propose the “Trek of the four districts”, a route archaeological and geo-naturalistic with lunch in the district, while in the afternoon you can watch the racing rams and popular uprising with the participation the “Swordsmen of Soriano nel Cimino”.
June 1st dinner propitiatory then … there are all the other appointments