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umido ('in umido')

stewed

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.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: Beata Gorecka, Creative Commons License