Life at Castello di Montegiove

Porchetta di Franco

Castello di Montegiove, porchetta

In Montegiove we have our own porchettaro -Franco, he is famous all over Umbria because of his high quality porchetta. He travels around to markets and special events and sells the porchetta in delicious panini. This spring he bought a fantastic new porchetta van and it is just super cute.

To make the porchetta he gets up in the middle of the night to prepare the boneless pork, stuff it with all kind of wild herbs, rosemary, wild fennel etc. and roast it for hours and hours in his traditionally wood oven, the roasting time is around 8 hours.

Porchetta is on the list of traditional Italian foods held to have cultural relevance.

Buon Appetito!

 

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