Bolsena (Lazio)

Bolsena is a town in the province of Viterbo in northern Lazio on the eastern shore of Lake Bolsena. A number of Etruscan tombs have been found in the vicinity of Bolsena. Funerary objects from these tombs are now located in Italy and abroad, including a fine collection in the British Museum. Bolsena is known for a miracle said to have occurred in the Basilica of Santa Cristina in 1263, when a Bohemian priest, in doubt about the doctrine of Transubstantiation, reported bleeding from the host he had consecrated at Mass. The Orvieto Cathedral was eventually built to commemorate the miracle and house the Corporal of Bolsena in a reliquary made by Sienese goldsmith Ugolino di Vieri in 1337-1338. A famed fresco by Raphael and his school in the Vatican Stanze depicts the event.

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This delicious pie is filled with sweet fluffy ricotta, perfectly balanced with a tang of sour cherry jam.
 

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Looking for a go-to daily soup? This nourishing bean, pumpkin and kale soup is the perfect recipe to pair along with freshly-pressed extra virgin olive oil. 

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Fast and filling, this rustic Roman dish is perfect for a hassle-free summer dinner that doesn’t skimp on flavor.

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These ring-shaped cookies, common in central and southern Italy, are made with olive oil and wine...perfect for setting out on the table with coffee or tea when guests drop by! 

 

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