Abruzzo cuisine includes seafood from the Adriatic as well as mountain dishes When most people think of Abruzzo they think of mountains including the Apennines, the spine of Italy, but Italians know that Abruzzo stretches down to the Adriatic Sea, to fishing ports such as Giulianova or Pescara
Abruzzo’s most populous city, Pescara, has a reputation as a brash new city, however its history pre-dates the Roman Empire. The Lombards, Spaniards, Turks and French have all attacked or ruled over the centuries. As a key Adriatic port city, much of … Continue reading →
The worship of San Biagio (St. Blaise in English) is strong here in Abruzzo. He is venerated at Castiglione a Casauria and is the protector of the throat.