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ⓘ Spinetta Marengo




                                     

ⓘ Spinetta Marengo

Spinetta Marengo is a town in Piedmont, Italy located within the municipal boundaries of the comune of Alessandria. The population is 6.417.

On June 14, 1800 the village was an important battle between the French army commanded by Napoleon and an Austrian army of Melas. Every second Sunday of June, traditionally a costumed commemoration of the battle, attracting many foreign tourists. According to local legend, Majno, a thief who allegedly robbed Pope Pius VII whilst on his way to Paris in 1804 to crown Napoleon Emperor, laid in a stash in the forest Fraschetta, just Spinetta Marengo.

The famous dish Chicken Marengo is named after the city. According to legend, the chef of Napoleon created a dish with several ingredients he can find after a battle, using the sword, not a kitchen knife.

                                     
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