Friday, July 30, 2010

Totano & Cinghiale

“Sagra” is something that could be translated in English as festival or fair, usually linked to some local food in a small town or village, with music and dance usually going along with the food.“Totano fritto” (the accent is on the first “o”) is a deep-fried sliced flying squid, something like the more common fried “calamari”.“Cinghiale” is our wild boar. There are many more “sagre” around Tuscany, typically announced with simple and garish posters, and most of these places are not far from Livorno.

See also: Totani - Cinghiale

18 comments:

Luis Gomez said...

These posters are great!

Lisergic Synaesthesiae said...

hehe
Estate...tempo di sagre!

Mi piace la composizione della prima, bici e relativa ombra creano danno un tono molto street alla foto.

ρομπερτ said...

Looks inviting to me. Love the first picture as well and the bike makes it even look a bit like summer poetry. Please have a great Friday.

daily athens

Tinsie said...

My kind of feast!

brattcat said...

Will there be truffles?

Hilda said...

Oh my. I can see myself easily gaining several kilos a month if there are festivals every month.

Small City Scenes said...

It is fair/festival time here in most of the US.
In fact the Stanwood Fair is the 6/7/8th of August. No wild boars but farm kids with their pigs and hogs they raised for the fair. MB

cieldequimper said...

You're making me hungry!

joo said...

The same as Ciel - should have had breakfast before visited your blog today:)
Happy Friday to you!

Dina said...

Hoho, highly unkosher eatings for me! But the sagre itself sounds fun to see.

lodolite said...

che bella idea fotografarli, sono belli.
ciao simona

B SQUARED said...

Squid with wings, now that is something you should get a picture of.

Lois said...

It all sounds good!

VP said...

@ Dina - Try some “maccheroni”!

@ B SQUARED - Please follow the link...

Halcyon said...

Looks like you'll have a lot of choices on what to do this weekend!

JM said...

Very cool posters! Great idea for posting, VP.

Dina said...

Macaroni? OK, fine with me.

Francisca said...

Of course I love food fairs, and I'm with Hilda... I'd have to do a lot of dancing to keep the kilos off my thighs... but eat I would and dance I would!