The Cascata delle Marmore or Marmore Waterfall is a man-made waterfall created by the Romans. It is located 7 km from Terni in Umbria, Italy and standing at 165m high is the tallest man-made waterfall in Europe. The falls stand amidst amazing natural scenery and takes its waters from the river Velino and drop into the river Nera below. The power created by the falls powers the hydroelectric power plant and its flow is switched on and off for this purpose and to amaze the tourist who come to admire this spectacular sight.
The cuisine of Umbria is simple, rustic food once known as” cucina povera“, prepared and cooked to retain the wholesome goodness and flavour of the food. The dishes of the region rely heavily on the seasonal food available that is produced in it’s lush, rich landscape, and one can see why it is called the “green heart of Italy”. Vegetables, grains such as spelt,wheat, barley and lentils, and fresh herbs from it’s farms and gardens, fresh water fish from it’s lakes and game, black truffles and wild mushrooms from the forests that cover much of the region.
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