Saturday, March 19, 2011

St. Joseph .

On March 19 in Italy is celebrated St. Joseph, foster father of Jesus.Since this celebration  is the end of winter, according to ancient tradition belonging to  the rites of purification Agricultural played in the pagan past, are burned crop residues on fields, and  are lit huge bonfires  in some districts of the country .


These rites are accompanied by the preparation of donuts,  the famous pancakes, that are the typical dish of this holiday,


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