A story that explains the absence of saffron recipes in Abruzzesi cookbooks from the past and a look at recipes today, delicious ones to try at home with Abruzzo’s most exotic spice
Admire the carved fountain heads, but also the women who toiled at the lavatoi
Are you aged between 18-40 and would relish the idea of moving to Santo Stefano di Sessanio for 5 years to help turn it into a dynamic sustainable community that is not just a weekend tourist attraction. You will be given a monthly grant for three years up to a maximum of 8 thousand euros per year, a house for symbolic rent and a one-off grant, up to a maximum of 20 thousand euros to start a business.
The best version of Ciambellone that I’ve had recently was at the famous Abruzzese cheesemaker Gregorio Rotolo’s organic agriturismo, Valle Scannese which had been made by his lovely sister Maria Rosaria
Join LifeInAbruzzo for a Zoom or Facebook live chat with special guest Ingrid Paardekooper (In Abruzzo) to discover the Abruzzese Pope, Celestine V: His Life and Legacy
Don’t miss the chance to join the Marsican town of Collelongo’s traditional & very unique 4 century year old San’Antonio celebrations – songs, a glass or two of wine, a bowl of ‘cicerocchi’ and oranges!
In true Abruzzese fashion where nose to tail eating is standard, even with garlic, these moreish garlic scrapes known as zolle have become highly prized delicacies & are delicious served in a rustic Sulmonese style picnic pie
Here are 24 surprises to do, taste, experience and expect from a holiday to Abruzzo. They were originally created for the 2018 #AbruzzoAdventCalendar on the Facebook Page, we’ll create another for 2019!
Easter in Abruzzo in a simple snapshot: exploring its ceremonies and processions over the revered holy weekend and recipes eaten locally to welcome spring and take on the first picnic of the year
My grandfather, Luigi Carmine Guanciale left Collelongo the province of L’Aquila Italy when he was 17, and arrived in the US on March 13, 1905 my birthday