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Truffle Magic in Roccascalegna – Sept 2024

11 September @ 10:00 - 15:30 CEST

€70
Truffle hunting September in Abruzzo

Truffle Treasures: Unleashing the Magic of Roccascalegna Castle with Truffle Hunting Adventure

Spending a morning exploring  Roccascalegna castle, followed by truffle hunting and an extensive truffle lunch, is the perfect way to start a Wednesday and indulge in a unique and unforgettable experience.

The adventure begins at the magnificent Roccascalegna Castle, a historic gem nestled in the scenic countryside. Exploring this ancient fortress allows you to immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural marvels of Abruzzo.  Soak up the breathtaking views from its ramparts, you’ll feel transported to a bygone era. The castle’s charm and grandeur offer a captivating glimpse into the past and provide an excellent opportunity for photography and storytelling.

After the castle visit, it’s time to embark on a truffle hunting excursion, which adds a touch of excitement and intrigue to your day.  Accompanied by a skilled truffle hunter and his trained dogs, you’ll venture where truffles are known to grow. This immersive experience allows you to learn about the art of truffle hunting, understand the symbiotic relationship between truffles and trees, and witness the incredible bond between hunters and their canine companions. The thrill of discovering these elusive delicacies hidden beneath the earth’s surface is truly unparalleled.

Having worked up an appetite, the grand finale of the morning is an extensive truffle lunch. Indulge in a gastronomic feast featuring exquisite dishes prepared with freshly harvested truffles. The unique aroma and earthy flavour of truffles elevate every bite, creating a culinary experience that is nothing short of extraordinary.

The 4-course menu will include

An array of seasonal hot and cold antipasti

Handmade chitarra with sweet yellow pepper and fresh summer truffles

Grilled pork and roast lamb with herbs cooked in a wood oven

Dessert, local wine, coffee and digestifs

For vegetarians, the main course will be

Pan-fried aubergines, courgettes with tomato and mozzarella served with roast peppers, fresh beans, rape

By combining historical exploration, outdoor adventure, and gastronomic pleasures, this Wednesday itinerary offers an ideal blend of culture, nature, and indulgence. It promises a refreshing break from the routine, allowing you to relax, rejuvenate, and savour life’s finer experiences. So, seize the opportunity to immerse yourself!  It’s an adventure that will create lasting memories and make your Friday truly exceptional.

You will be accompanied by Chef Ezio and his wife Maria.  They spend every summer at his ancestral house in Prezza, near Sulmona Abruzzo.

Details

Date:
11 September
Time:
10:00 - 15:30 CEST
Cost:
€70
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Website:
https://ciaoabruzzo.com/

Organiser

Ciao Abruzzo
Phone
001 401 516 6158
Email
hello@ciaoabruzzo.com
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Venue

Roccascalegna
Centro storico
Roccascalegna, Chieti 64042 Italy
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Phone
001 401 516 6158
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