Tag: Abruzzo

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January 5, 2017

By Peg Kern

Caggionetti

Filed Under  Recipes, 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 Hall

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers Recipe from Abruzzo, Italy

Filed Under  Food History, Recipes

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 Hall

4 Reasons to Add Abruzzo to Your Travel Bucket List

Filed Under  Destination Features, Travel Tips

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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May 29, 2015

By Peg Kern

Looking to Conceive? Visit this Magical Treehouse in Abruzzo

Filed Under  Destination Features

Many places in Italy have a certain magic to them. Yet not all of them can make the claims that a quaint rustic treehouse in the heart of the Abruzzo countryside can. Situated up in an almond tree and simply furnished only with a bed and a wardrobe, the treehouse at our Authentic Abruzzo Cooking vacation offers stunning views of the surrounding national park. And according to superstition, it's where… Read
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May 16, 2014

By Peg Kern

Italian Recipe for Sagnette Pasta with Chickpeas and Shrimp

Filed Under  Recipes

Part of every cooking vacation in Italy is dedicated to pasta, a staple throughout the country. But each region has its own particular shapes of pasta, as well as its own sauces to accompany it. For this today's blog, we feature a recipe from our cooking vacation Sapori d'Abruzzo for a traditional dish that uses both legumes and seafood, thereby combining the traditions of farming and fishing that are so… Read
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