The World's Largest Frittata

The World's Largest Frittata

The World's Largest Frittata

Last November, during my Olive Harvest Adventure trip in Italy, I participated in a frittata-lover’s dream come true – an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for making the world’s largest frittata.

The event was held in Fabro, a small medieval hamlet in Umbria, dominated by an 11th century castle and surrounded by thick fortification walls.  The narrow, winding streets were lined with vendors selling roasted chestnuts, grilled sausage, pecorino cheese and truffles. In the town square, or piazza, a large wood fire pit was set up and volunteers gathered to make the largest frittata in the world. A local master blacksmith created a huge hand-made pan and lid, measuring 250cm (8′ 2.4″) in diameter, for the occasion.

The thrill of victory was in sight, but then the agony of defeat.  You will definitely want to read more …

 

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