In Sara’s dishes local produce (from Abruzzi Region) are always at the center of her recipes. Here’s one of them: the Altino Sweet Pepper, a key ingredient in her Red Spaghetti alla Chitarra, also a typical pasta from the Italian Central-Eastern Region.… Altino Sweet Peppers and Sara’s Guitar Pasta
Here’s Sara’s second Parrozzo recipe [par-ròz-zo], the typical Abruzzo Christmas cake. This time she used almonds, red fruits and ratafià (i.e. wild cherry liquor), coated with white chocolate.… Sweet Recipe: Almond, Candied Fruits and Ratafià Liqueur Mini Parrozzi
On December 25th, the Christmas broth is a must-eat dish on the Abruzzo tables. It takes a long time to prepare, it requires many ingredients, but you can make it ahead of time.… Recipe: “The Scrippelle” – Savory Crêpes Surprise
The Parrozzo [par-ròz-zo] according to the Abruzzo native Gabriele D’Annunzio, a famous Italian writer and poet, after testing the chef Luigi D’Amico’s bake: “This new cake is so tasty that looks like saint Cetteo’s craze, as if he put the rich and fertile earth into your oven, and there it slowly changes into the sweetest among any other sweet thing.”… Sweet Recipe: Almond & Pistachios Mini Parrozzi
Charles De Gaulle used to wonder how anyone can govern a nation – i.e. France – that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese.
… Letter “V” :: Ventricina
On wrinkles, a Photographic Project… No surgeon will ever be able to create these signs so well, that only time and life experiences can paint on everyone’s face. Images ©MateldaCodagnone.… “Rughe d’Abruzzo” – A Photo Journey in Black-n-White