Regional Flavors of Italy – Abruzzo

Over the next several weeks, Marist Italy will be posting about the gastronomical specialties of the 20 regions of Italy. These guides were created by Alessandra Bianco, Marist Italy MA, 2013-14.

Abruzzo_in_ItalyNext in our series is the region of Abruzzo. Though perhaps not as famous as its regional neighbor to the west, Lazio, this geographically central but culturally southern Italian region has a culinary scene that features some very well known foods and wines, as well as spectacular beaches on the Adriatic Sea and  mountains to the west, including the famous Gran Sasso d’Italia. Which of these regional specialties would you pick on a visit to Abruzzo?  Continue reading “Regional Flavors of Italy – Abruzzo”