Life in Abruzzo Food & Travel Guide

All about Abruzzo food & travel in a cherry-picked fashion

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Helping Amatrice: Spaghetti All’Amatriciana, #VirtualSagra +

Tears that prick your eyes for the victims of an un-just earthquake are always harder when you’ve visited their hometown or village. What can you do to help

Uncovering Ciociaria & Slow Food in the Shoes of St Benedict

A history lesson in slow food, abbey building & mountain spiritual hots spots courtesy of the Via Benedicti

Candelara’s Light & Christmas Cheer – Italy’s Unusual Christmas Market

One Italian Christmas market that stands out as more festival than its traditional market rivals is that hosted by Candelara, a stunning fortified town in northern Le Marche

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Sam Dunham

Freelance Web Stategist, Content Manager & Copywriter at SamanthaDunham.me

Sam is a very lucky Mid Life Mum to Little A who is 4 and is happiest when they are out exploring the world together.
LifeinAbruzzo is her other blog with over 3000 fans on Facebook, and she has acted as a consultant on this Italian region to the BBC, Channel 4, as well as The Guardian. She is the co-founder of the Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let’s Blog Abruzzo.

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Bostrengo – No Ordinary Little Rice Cake from Le Marche

Bostrengo is a winter rice cake from Le Marche that is scrumptious served as a sweet pick-me-up when you wake to a cold damp squib of a day

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Sam Dunham

Freelance Web Stategist, Content Manager & Copywriter at SamanthaDunham.me

Sam is a very lucky Mid Life Mum to Little A who is 4 and is happiest when they are out exploring the world together.
LifeinAbruzzo is her other blog with over 3000 fans on Facebook, and she has acted as a consultant on this Italian region to the BBC, Channel 4, as well as The Guardian. She is the co-founder of the Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let’s Blog Abruzzo.

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Rosemary & Raisin Pumpkin Fritters – Aeolian Roof Raisers

Yummy pumpkin fritters from Italy’s Aeolian Islands’ green pearl Salina are aromatic and plump with fresh chopped rosemary, raisins and rolled in cinnamon spiced sugar

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Sam Dunham

Freelance Web Stategist, Content Manager & Copywriter at SamanthaDunham.me

Sam is a very lucky Mid Life Mum to Little A who is 4 and is happiest when they are out exploring the world together.
LifeinAbruzzo is her other blog with over 3000 fans on Facebook, and she has acted as a consultant on this Italian region to the BBC, Channel 4, as well as The Guardian. She is the co-founder of the Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let’s Blog Abruzzo.

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Colapesce’s Tale of Love & Heroism

Sicily’s tale of Nicola di Messina nicknamed Colapesce boasts at least 18 officially recognised re-versions or reboots featuring the brave marine boy who rescued the island

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Sam Dunham

Freelance Web Stategist, Content Manager & Copywriter at SamanthaDunham.me

Sam is a very lucky Mid Life Mum to Little A who is 4 and is happiest when they are out exploring the world together.
LifeinAbruzzo is her other blog with over 3000 fans on Facebook, and she has acted as a consultant on this Italian region to the BBC, Channel 4, as well as The Guardian. She is the co-founder of the Abruzzo Blogger Community and Let’s Blog Abruzzo.

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Piglio Roasted Aubergine & Buffalo Mozzarella Cake

A delicious roasted aubergine cake with a lick of fresh tomato sauce and buffalo mozzarella that is served as antipasti in Piglio

Tuscan Extended Family Holiday – Borgo Lucignanello Bandini

For a Tuscan extended family holiday that doesn’t end in tears, try the Contessa’s airy apartments in the romantic medieval hamlet, Borgo Lucignanello Bandini

Tuscan Cheese Tasting Takeaway – 7 Tips Eating Italian Cheeses

How to work and make the most from Italy’s extraordinary cheeses courtesy of a Tuscan cheese tasting at Montisi’s Vitis Vinifera, a hop across from Chiantishire