There are many villages in Molise which struggle to resist to the depopulation. Civitacampomarano is a striking case: in the last years, thanks to the street art, has attracted the attention of many visitors. Find out what is this.
Il “cucuruozzo” è un dolce pasquale tipico del Molise, realizzato ancora oggi secondo un’antica ricetta di origine contadina a base di ingredienti molto semplici: uova, farina, patate, olio, latte e zucchero. L’impasto viene poi modellato in vari modi per creare diverse forme: la classica ciambella, la “pipotta” o il cavallo. Scopri la ricetta!
Giose Rimanelli is an important Italian writer of the twentieth century born and raised in Molise, famous above all for his debut novel “Tiro al piccione”. Although he soon decides to emigrate to the United States, Rimanelli celebrates his beloved Molise in many works, as only an emigrant who feels deep nostalgia for his land can do.
Have you ever heard of Lent's “Pupatta”? It is a doll dressed in black cloth made and exhibited in Molise homes during the forty days preceding Easter, as a symbol of patience and abstinence. The tradition, steeped in pagan references, is still very much alive in some Molise villages such as in Santa Croce di Magliano, where the Pupatte hanging from the balconies decorate the streets.