of the Good Taste
Do not forget the temptations for your taste buds. Excellent wines, first-rate olive oil, poured over the intriguing recipes of Orvieto’s culinary traditions, cheese and milk products and cured meats, quality honey, precious truffles, delicacies made by passionate bakers and pastry-makers. Do not forget to visit the Enoteca Regionale, the wine cellars and the wine makers of the area. When you are here also check the calendar for food and wine events created to please your palates. Orvieto is a slow city. Enjoy it with gusto!
Old and very important is the relation between the city and the cultivation of the olive trees, and the production of great oil. An opportunity of good taste is to get to know de oil mills of the territory.
The cultivation of legumes and cereals in Orvieto and its surroundings, and their role in the family kitchen with their traditional recipes, finds its origins, like most of the products from these lands, in the most old practices.
Pork is home in Orvieto and in its surroundings and there are many many products of great skill from the butchers of the territory, which while staying and visiting the aerea you should for sure try.
The Orvieto aerea is very rich of truffles: you will find black and white truffles, as wel as summer of autumn truffles. And mostly the underground, hides sometimes in good quantities the, precious white.