Join us at Il Monte Farmhouse in the heart of Chieti province for another tasty Abruzzo adventure, this time, with excellent fish and seafood from our beautiful Adriatic coast. You will travel through different cuisines of the world, discover flavours we love, always using the best, seasonal ingredients from Abruzzo.
Our handy 24 hours in Vasto guide, written by local Riley Bianchi, an American who settled within touching distance of the precious historic centre and which includes ideas for foodies, kids, markets to visit, cycle routes to try and wineries to try
The Abruzzesi adore their baked fish,(Pesce al Cartoccio), and it varies in each of the 3 provinces that nudge its Adriatic coast
Maria’s Stuffed Mussels are delicious & deny Italian purists the ability to disdainfully say “ma no no no we don’t eat fish and cheese together”
Brodetto Vastese the winding barter fish soup that like James Bond’s martini you shake not stir
Succulent sweet squid in a thick tomato sauce served on a bed of creamy grilled polenta – juxtaposed textures make for unlikely but perfect bedfellows
Could a fish cookery course aboard a trabocco be Abruzzo’s most delicious alfresco experience? It’s certainly one of Italy’s most unique cooking courses
The Boston Motel in Silvi Marina is white linen truckers’ tasty pit stop to eat fish, after a both delicious and affordable visit we can see why they swing by