Easter in Abruzzo in a simple snapshot: exploring its ceremonies and processions over the revered holy weekend and recipes eaten locally to welcome spring and take on the first picnic of the year.
Bocconotti Montoriesi are seductive rustic pastries that celebrate Abruzzo’s most acclaimed harvests around the former Roman small town of Montorio Val Vomano in Teramo.
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
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
A trip to Vulcano, part of Italy’s exotic Aeolian Islands, is no doubt the most comfortable, safe way to grant every adventurous kid’s wish of climbing a vulcano
Yummy pumpkin fritters from Salina, the green pearl of Italy’s Aeolian Islands, aromatic and plump with freshly snipped rosemary, juicy sweet raisins and rolled in cinnamon spiced sugar