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Pienza

Pienza Pienza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in the Val d’Orcia region of Tuscany and the province of Siena.  Pienza, previously known as the village of Corsignano, was where Pope Pius II was born in 1405.  It was rebuilt under the plans of Bernardo Rossellini  over a 3 year period and completed in 1462 as the […]

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The Pecorino Cheese Maker

The Pecorino Cheese Maker Pecorino Romano is a hard, salty Italian cheese, often used for grating, made out of sheep’s milk (the Italian word pecora, from which the name derives, means sheep). Pecorino Romano was a staple in the diet for the legionaries of ancient Rome. Today, it is still made according to the original […]

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