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punghen cmàciàis

sweet 'little mice' biscuits

Pùnghen Cmàciàis literally mean the 'little mice of Comacchio' and are made for All Saints day. The mouse shape of the biscuits recalls a local miracle of the Madonna, who sent the rodents packing from the town.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Images by: lilla1979