Grandmother Velia

Nonna VeliaFor years, beginning in the 1940's, "Nonna Velia" (Velia Simonetti) was both owner and chef of the characteristic and famous local restaurant "La Mezza Luna". Her marvelous recipes can still be enjoyed by the restaurant's clientele, together with Orvieto wine and the famous "Svìnnere", unfailingly produced every year. She was assisted by her husband Francesco Bucciotti, known as "Catirre".