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Friday Photos {October 22nd, 2021}

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October 22, 2021

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It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks, which is why I missed posting photos last Friday. We took a quick trip to Venice with the pups, visited Trevi’s Festival of Black Celery and Sausage Festival, and had an amzing truffle meal in Trevi at San Pietro a Pettine. The trip to Venice needs it’s own post so I can share some new favorite places with you, and I’ll get to that next week. This week we spent three and a half days havesting our olives and that experience too deserves it’s own post!

If you are ever around Umbria in the fall, there are a number of sagras or festivals that take place although the attendence seems smaller than usual post Covid. We have always visited the black celery festival which is a small one that takes lace in the small town of Trevi, Umbria’s olive oil capital. The above photo is a sunset I caught one evening from our property. Certainly stunning!

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Main piazza in Trevi where the festival is held.

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Farmer’s selling their black celery. We nosticed fewer stands this year.

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Grilled sausage panini and local red wine. Beakfast of Champion my husband calls it!

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More black celery. As you can see, the celery is not really black but is darker than regular celery with a much more pronounced flavor.

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Ristorante di San Pietro a Pettine.

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One of many truffle courses we enjoyed at San Pietro.

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View of Umbrian countryside from Ristorante di San Pietro a Pettine.

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Restored chapel on the grounds of San Pietro a Pettine.

Deborah Mele October 22nd, 2021

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