Porcini Mushrooms Festival in Cortona
The “Porcini Mushrooms Festival” (Sagra del Fungo Porcino) takes place every year on the week-end after the T-bone Steak Festival in the Parterre public gardens of Cortona.
18 Aug 2012 – 19 Aug 2012
Even this food festival is not to be missed, since you can taste delicious dishes with mushrooms found in the mountains around Cortona.
The local cuisine is characterized by lots of recipes for tasty mushroom starters, first courses, main courses and side dishes, which must absolutely go with excellent local wines.