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Any meat, fish or vegetable recipe in umido ('in the damp') is a stew.

In late October-early November, Cantù in Lombardy holds a Sagra delle Carni in Umido, featuring all kinds of meats, including boar, hare, donkey and more, served on polenta.

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Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by Beata Gorecka, Creative Commons License