The Abruzzo region of Italy

Pizza Dolce sponge cake

02 September 2010 Published in Abruzzo Recipes

This recipe for pizza dolce or 'sweet pizza' is actually a version of sponge cake from Abruzzo.

Last modified on 10 January 2011

Pasta with asparagus and saffron

02 September 2010 Published in Abruzzo Recipes

Saffron is used a lot in the province of L'Aquila, not least because the Navelli Plain produces Italy's finest saffron product.

Try this recipe before you attempt the risottos.

Last modified on 10 January 2011

Pasta Verde

02 September 2010 Published in Abruzzo Recipes

This tagliatelle green pasta recipe forms part of festivity menus in Abruzzo

Last modified on 03 January 2011

Cuisine of Teramo

09 September 2010 Published in Abruzzo Food

What is the classic dish from the province of Teramo? It's called 'maccheroni con le pallottine' and is basically a long 'chitarra' pasta covered in a meatball sauce.

Last modified on 28 September 2010

Guide to Teramo

09 September 2010 Published in Abruzzo Itineraries

The town of Teramo was built on the site of the Roman encampment and called 'Interamnia' after its location between two rivers. Its origins stretch back a lot further and Teramo has changed hands many times.

The Longobards, Normans, Aragonese, French and the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies all feature amongst its previous rulers.

Last modified on 22 September 2010