Category Archive: Food

Apr 15

A Unique Opportunity – Fulfill Your Dream of Renovating in Italy or Becoming a Writer!

Medieval Streets Await Discovery

I know many of you may think owning and renovating your own home in Italy is completely impossible – and perhaps for many indeed it is. There is a big difference between the romantic idealisation of abstract whimsical dreams and the reality of the act of doing it. I am finding out every day what …

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Nov 13

Vasto & The Heart of the Vastese

Vasto from Hilltop to Sea

Some time ago I started to tell you about my friend’s wonderful business ‘Italia Sweet Italia’ http://www.italiasweetitalia.com/ .  Fabrizio Lucci has made it his business to take you into the heart of Abruzzo and to let it speak to you! In June of this year myself and a small group of fellow bloggers were invited to …

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Jun 16

Passion Renewed

After a very hard Winter I have taken time out to renew myself and to push work along on my ‘little ruin’! I spent the first weekend in June at the amazing first ever Lets Blog Abruzzo and I am hoping this gains momentum to become a regular event in some shape or form – even if …

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May 30

Blogging Mojo!

Ciao! I have been very absent and apologise! Tomorrow I am heading off to LETS BLOG ABRUZZO and I hope to return to you in sparkling form! http://www.letsblogabruzzo.com/ Monday-Wednesday will see me taking a tour with ITALIA SWEET ITALIA to hunt truffles, visit a trabocchi and learn about local specialties and cooking http://www.italiasweetitalia.com/ Thursday I …

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Jul 17

Eating Out In Abruzzo

Fritto misto: zucchini, aubergine, zucchini flowers, sage & cherry tomatoes fried in a light batter

One thing about eating in Abruzzo is that you will be surprised and even embarrassed at the bill when it arrives at your table. Eating out in Abruzzo is cheap – cheap as in you probably couldn’t eat cheaper if you made it yourself – not compromised ingredients. Flavours are fresh, vibrant and delicious!! Last …

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