Porcini mushroom and Chianina meat festival

Original name: Sagra del Porcino e della Chianina

Place: Castelfranco di Sotto, in Pisa province, Valdarno area.

First year of the festival: 2013

Period: Second half of October, beginning of November

2019 scheduled on: Saturday 12, Sunday 13, Saturday 19, Sunday 20, Saturday 26, Sunday 27 October, Saturday 2, Sunday 3 November

Opening time: Saturday and Sunday dinner from 7pm, Sunday lunch from 12am

Local specialties:

  • First courses: tagliatelle con porcini, tagliatelle pasta with porcini mushrooms; penne al ragù di Chianina, penne pasta with Chianina meat sauce; tortelli al ragù di Chianina, tortelli pasta with Chianina meat sauce
  • Second courses: bistecca, grilled beef steak; bistecca con porcini, grilled beef steak with porcini mushrooms; rosticciana, grilled pork ribs; salsiccia alla griglia, grilled sausages
  • Side dishes: porcini fritti, fried porcini mushrooms; fagioli con l’olio del Frantoio Samminiatese, beans with local freshly crushed oil

Grilled beef steak with porcini mushrooms