Biscotti and carta musica, a thin, crispy Sardinian bread could be found as well as huge round wheels of Altamura bread.
We stocked up on mirto, a sweet liqueur distilled from Sardinian myrtle-berries each January and rich red Cannonau wine.
Cheeses and salumi from Trentino in the far north were lined up next to Umbria's gastronomic delights such as truffles attracting visitors who were surprised to find such variety in the improvised market -Vetralla's main parking lot .
Antonella and Marco showed off their hand decorated Deruta wares including Easter eggs, dinnerware, clocks, umbrella stands and even a giant dog house .
|peperino from the Viterbo area
Deruta hand-painted ceramics come in all sizes, shapes and uses from tiny pendants to huge, heavy tables made of volcanic stone
|hand painted in Deruta
and covered with ceramic- the perfect "tavola" for a terrace or garden since it can withstand extremes of temperature and need no maintenance.
Here is my olive motif table on the terrace, purchased from another Deruta manufacturer, Domiziani .