Because we have thought of a mid-August menu? Simple: in Italy the August 15 we all celebrate on Mid-August.
It is an ancient custom, which officially dates back to Roman times, to which it also owes its name. During the Feriae Augusti, that is the period of rest desired by the emperor Augustus in 18 BC. Work stopped and celebrated: the peasants rested from the strain of the harvest and it was time to thank the gods for the gifts received from the earth. Such as? Of course with games, dances, relaxation and above all festive banquets.
This explains why Ferragosto is a party that is particularly dear to us: it is a hymn to the delicacies that the summer season gives!
To pay homage to the best ingredients of the summer we have decided to suggest many fresh, fast and creative recipes to allow you to compose your staff August 15th menu.
You are spoiled for choice between finger food, appetizers, traditional dishes, fresh desserts and even thirst-quenching drinks.
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