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Carnival in FlorenceDo you know which is the typical Carnival mask of Florence? “Stenterello”, which embodies the typical characteristics of the Florentine character: charry, impulsive, fearful but also smart and friendly. On Sunday, February 14th, there will be a great Carnival party with a big parade in the city center with music, jugglers, fire eaters and typical masks.

Do you know what sweets are eaten at Carnival in Florence? The Schiacciata alla Fiorentina, the rice fritters and the “Cenci” which owe their name to the shape of “rags”, that is fried cakes dusted with icing sugar. The latter are found in the culinary tradition of all regions of Italy, albeit with different names.

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