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January 5, 2017

By The International Kitchen

Caggionetti

Filed Under  Recipe, Special Occasions

If you're spending the Christmas season in a culinary tour of Abruzzo, Italy -- a region known for its beautiful landscapes -- chances are you'll get a taste of caggionetti, a fried dessert. Once only served on Christmas Eve, it's now a tradition that lasts throughout November and December. The filling of the treats vary depending on where you are in Abruzzo, but it'll often include a bit of chocolate,… Read
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November 21, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe from Abruzzo, Italy

Filed Under  Recipe

The turkey isn't the only thing that can be stuffed come Thanksgiving. If you're looking for something fun and different to serve on the holiday, here's one idea: a hearty dish of stuffed peppers like we make on our culinary vacations in Abruzzo. Just as stuffing recipes vary in the U.S., so too do stuffed pepper recipes in Italy. Stuffed pepper recipes are often passed down from generation to generation,… Read
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October 28, 2016

By Liz SanFilippo

4 Reasons to Add Abruzzo to Your Travel Bucket List

Filed Under  Destination Feature

Populated with lovely small cities and towns, Abruzzo isn't as well known to tourists. But that's one part of its charm. Time and time again too, it's ranked as a place worthy of visiting, as it’s a diverse land, made up of mountains and beaches, art towns and medieval churches and castles. For its beaches, it's even been named one of the top 10 beach vacation destinations by the Telegraph.… Read
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