Alghero: Bogamarì Festival 2012

From 25 February 2012 to 25 March 2012 will take place at Algero the Festival of Bogamarì, one of the culinary events most anticipated by citizens and tourists. The slogan "Alghero, a city of the sea urchin," emphasizes the historical and economic importance represented by the bogamarì (sea urchin). At the festival of the sea urchin of Alghero, people come from all over the world, eager to sample signature dishes, based on the bogamarì. The old town of Alghero on the occasion turns into a big banquet where tourists and locals alike can taste and buy all the dishes of this delicacy. The main course is spaghetti with sea urchin, a recipe for easy preparation remained unchanged over the years to bring to the table a unique flavor, appreciated even by the most refined palates. (more…)

March in Uri with the Artichoke Festival

It is a tradition still young, that of the Artichoke Festival of Uri, in the province of Sassari. The first event is, actually, dated 1990. Not so young, however, is the tradition of growing artichokes as well as that of producing exceptional wine, olive oil and cheese. From Uri traditions, then, comes the invitation to discover its treasures  food, food and craft: the key players that contribute to the success of the Artichoke Festival. Obviously, the Artichoke Festival of Uri is a complete festive time and does not forget culture, folklore and fun, as in the good tradition of Sardinian parties. (more…)

New Year’s Eve in Sardinia : Sa Pertusitta

Spending the New Year’s Eve  in addition to Sardinia relaxing and fun can be an opportunity to discover ancient traditions: how to join the Festival of Sa Pertusitta, Sa Zuada  Sa Cabude, a gastronomic event but also a sacred ritual handed down from generation to generation. Bultei is a small town in the province of Sassari,  people used to celebrate the New Year Festival  cooking Sa Pertusitta, Sa Zuada and Su Cabude traditional Sardinian bread, prepared following the ancient recipe: the first is a cake decorated with images of shepherds and sheep in relief, the second with image of oxen and plows, while the Cabude has a circular shape that resembles a crown filling with jam of figs of india. (more…)