Krumiri

Regarded as the particular delicacy of Casale Monferrato, the city in north-west Italy where they were invented in 1878 by the confectioner Domenico Rossi.

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Casale Monferrato

Town in the Piedmont region of Italy, in the province of Alessandria.

The fortified town from an engraving of 1745. On the left the river Po, and to the right the star-shaped cittadella
Memorial to asbestos victims on the former Eternit factory site.
Piazza Mazzini
The Torre Civica
The Cathedral's narthex
Piazza Mazzini; in the background Via Saffi leads past the civic tower towards Piazza Castello
Santa Caterina. Note the elliptical drum
The Theatre
Neoclassical façade of Santa Croce by Francesco Ottavio Magnocavalli
Ai caduti: the war memorial
Palazzo Treville
Palazzo San Giorgio, the town hall
Portrait of Anna d'Alençon by Macrino d'Alba
Niccolò Musso, self-portrait
Ascanio Sobrero
Roberto Bolle
Piazza Santo Stefano
Church of Santo Stefano
Carlo Alberto
The Castle
The Torre Civica
San Domenico
Synagogue of Casale
The cathedral of Sant’Evasio

Via Lanza, which runs northwards from the north-west corner of Piazza Mazzini, is known for the Krumiri Rossi bakery, which indeed produces Krumiri: biscuits which have been a speciality of Casale since their legendary invention in 1870 by one Domenico Rossi after an evening spent with friends in Piazza Mazzini's Caffè della Concordia (now a bank).

Ottavio Ottavi

Italian oenologist.

Ottavio Ottavi.

His Inno ai Krumiri (1886) is a "hymn" to the krumiro, a type of biscuit created in Casale Monferrato, the town where he largely lived and where he died in 1893.