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April 2002 - Year III, No. 16

Index of Issues

Year 2000:  1 ,  2  || Year 2001:  3 ,  4 ,  5 ,  6 ,  7 ,  8 ,  9 ,  10 ,  11 ,  12 || Year 2002:  13 ,  14 ,  15 ,  16 ,  17 ,  18 || Year 2003:  19 ,  20 || Year 2004:  21 ,  22 || Other Years:  23 ,  24 ,  25 ,  26

Art and Architecture

The article features two ancient Roman towns, Amiternum, near L'Aquila and along the Via Salaria, and Corfinium, a populous city once also capital of the Italic Confederations that opposed the Romans.

History

Abruzzo Ulteriore I (Province of Teramo) as it appeared to the eyes of Enrico Abbate, a scholar and keen traveller in Abruzzo, in the early 20th century, with an appreciation of the landscape and the economy.

Traditions

cover The roast pig is a classical preparation of all feasts and all typical banquets of Abruzzo, a dish the most varied tastes are alternated, joined together and melted. In all market squares and "sagre" the porchetta is never missing.

Recipes

cover The Cicoriella, a dish typical of spring made with the bitter vegetable leaves patiently picked in the fields, is traditionally prepared in honor of Christ's mother Mary, the second Sunday after Easter.

Saints

cover Since time immemorial numerous caves in Abruzzo and Molise were used as places of worship, then became churches or small sanctuaries dedicated to Saint Michael Archangel, more commonly known as Sant'Angelo.