The Abruzzesi adore their baked fish,(Pesce al Cartoccio), and it varies in each of the 3 provinces that nudge its Adriatic coast
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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Maria’s Stuffed Mussels are delicious & deny Italian purists the ability to disdainfully say “ma no no no we don’t eat fish and cheese together”
Brodetto Vastese the winding barter fish soup that like James Bond’s martini you shake not stir
Succulent sweet squid in a thick tomato sauce served on a bed of creamy grilled polenta – juxtaposed textures make for unlikely but perfect bedfellows
Could a fish cookery course aboard a trabocco be Abruzzo’s most delicious alfresco experience? It’s certainly one of Italy’s most unique cooking courses
Although there is plenty of coastline in Abruzzo, if you want to sit to eat your fish on the sea it’s a little difficult but there is Ristorante La Sirenella
The Boston Motel in Silvi Marina is white linen truckers’ tasty pit stop to eat fish, after a both delicious and affordable visit we can see why they swing by