For those that miss eating seafood antipasti on Abruzzo’s Adriatic coast particularly on the Trabocchi coastline, we give you Pia’s recipe for Cozze Balls (Mussel Balls), Fossacesia’s easy-to-make alternative to stuffed mussels!
San Giovanni Day Rites, Recipes and Where to Join
Experience the captivating celebrations of San Giovanni Day in Abruzzo, Italy. Ignite your senses as fire and water intertwine in mesmerising rituals and joyous festivities. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region, where ancient traditions and vibrant ceremonies honour Saint John. Discover the magic of this extraordinary event, where the air is filled with excitement and the spirit of community thrives. Join the locals in embracing the enchanting rites of San Giovanni, where fire dances and water sparkles, creating an unforgettable celebration of tradition and togetherness.
Nocino is an Italian liqueur made with green walnuts whose dark magical blend uncovers just how immersed Christian traditions are in their folklore past
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”
Abruzzo provides an abundance of magnificent scenery, but one of the best for sunsets has to be Fossacesia’s San Giovanni in Venere Abbey in Chieti