One of the dishes admired at our #CookForUkraine family fundraising day was Graziella’s interpretation of the classic Ukrainian Pork and Cabbage soup. It was loved by adults and children alike, my little boy for once did not pick out the cabbage and wipe it on the side of the bowl, but wolfed it all down eagerly and asked why my soups cant be like that as we went home!
If there is one season that Abruzzo stands out for its dishes, it’s for the woodland flavours of Autumn. One of the rustic hearty soups that you’ll find served inland at the agriturismi and restaurants that span the Apennine highlands is this pumpkin, porcini mushroom, chestnut and farro one
May 1st sees the Teramo region of Abruzzo celebrating with Le Virtù, a big, strong & incredible soup, its roots weave history, folklore and the very functional, something the inventive Abruzzesi are so very good at
Across Abruzzo’s valley and mountains, the Christmas lunch feast more often than not begins with peppery Cardoons cooked in a rich chicken broth