Christmas in Abruzzo isn’t just a time of baking biscuits and cookies, they’re are also some spectacular feel good delicious deep fried goodies that are guaranteed to see off icy bora and mistral blasts
Mimina’s tasty Christmas pastries ceci ripeni are a little different to those we eat up in the province of Teramo and called caggionetti. They team chickpeas, almonds and dark chocolate and coat them in the town of Prezza’s famous mosto cotto, encasing them in a soft egg based fried pastry
No matter how you pronounce them, Abruzzo’s traditional Christmas treats Caggionetti are one of the best Christmas treasures around
Needin’ the nuts? We recommend the chestnut (castagne) festa in Senarica di Crognaleto, Abruzzo on the 3rd or 4th weekend of October depending on harvesting
Fritti di Latte, milk fritters are the ultimate comfort food whatever the season, served warm against the chill or cold on a hot summer’s day when they slip down particularly well!