Last fall, I visited Norcia (fig. 1), in the heart of the Umbria region, where so much damage had been caused by several earthquakes over the last few years. It was reassuring to see so much life and beauty throughout this millenary town, known as "Nursia" in Roman times, so rich of history and culinary traditions.
Yet, the scars from the recent earthquake are still very visible (fig. 2) as