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22 March 2001

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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22 March 2001 - Il Centro

Castelli - King Ferdinand and ceramics / Re Ferdinando e le maioliche, by Giovanni D'Alessandro
Recently printed, a manuscript by Paolo de' Santi dated about 1834 speaks extensively of the beauty of the roof tiles of the church of San Donato asking the King of Naples special funds to stop the decadence of the place. The king was greatly interested in maintaing the celebrated art, though the golden age of Castelli was almost over. The roof of San Donato dates to 1615-17 when the ceramics center was at its highest point in fame and wealth.

22 March 2001 - Il Centro

Montesilvano - Seafood family cuisine / Una cucina marinara tradizione di famiglia
Along the seafront since 1992 Carlo Ferraioli, with mother and wife offers authentic traditional seafood meals, varied according to the season, and finishing with exquisite home-made cakes.