San Antonio, from an affresco in Greve in Chianti, note the small cinta senese pig, black with white belt, at his feet. Gotta love the guy!
I am attending a blessing of the animals January 15th in Poggio a Caiano, outside of Florence.
Please join Diva and Kate as we celebrate the feast of San Antonio Abate, Patron Saint of Pigs and Butchers,for a Some Pig Blogging Weekend - Jan 14-15.
Follow our joint blog Celebrating the Pig!
A Virtual Blessing of the Barnyard will take place on Jan 17th when the posts and a few prizes are announced.
From our kitchen blogs to yours,