The famous Altino Sweet Pepper Festival will be held on August 18th and 19th. The red horn-shaped peppers are used in countless local dishes whether it is used as the star ingredient, or ground into a powder and used as a seasoning (in ventricina for example). The menu is extensive and always good!
Prezza’s annual Artichoke & Olive Oil Sagra celebrates the famous small artichokes that grow on just one side of this small fortified town that sits on a spur of the Sirente
Summer 2020 was the season to visit Venice; no cruise ships and without the tourist hordes due to Covid-19 restrictions. Suddenly the city became attractive once more to people like me, an independent family traveler
An Italian cooking holiday that creates a narrative of Abruzzo that embraces mountains and sea, and provides some authentic cooking experiences to take home from the 4 provinces
If cooking la pizza di mais without a fireplace and it’s modern day stove variant doesn’t have the same resonance you could try Zucchini Polenta Cakes
When facing down a caustic winter wind and shovelfuls of snow it’s time to make marmalade with its warming bitter sweet aroma that permeates each room in the house
A delicious squishy salami by the name of Ventricina Teramana lightly spread onto smoky bruschetta is perfect for stamping on Jack Frost’s party plans