Italy (episode 1): culinary adventure at a sagra in Abruzzo!

Here we are everybody…looking for amazing Italian experiences to tell you!

This is an adventure that anyone should experience at least once in Italy: a sagra! We already told you about these events and we want to share a real one with you!

A “sagra” is a local feast, organized by a town or city, which usually celebrates a particular dish or food product. A celebration of regional food and culinary traditions, they get the opportunity to see the real soul of a place and its people.

This time we visited the amazing “sagra del tartufo” (truffle) in Campovalano, a small town in Teramo province, among the greeneries of our amazing Abruzzo!

This sagra is the celebration of this fungus, which grows only underground  and is very common in our region (truffle hunting is among the activities you can do when you visit Abruzzo!).

Look at this table and tell me if you can resist getting hungry!!!


We had stuffed ravioli with truffle, mashed potato with truffle, deep fried truffle-battered cheese and deep fried truffle covered olives…embarrassingly delicious!!!


Raise your hand if you want to join these happy faces! Hope you can come next time!


8 Comments Add yours

  1. Lovely blog, guys! Thanks for connecting with us on Twitter! Keep up the great work and travel safe!


    1. Thank you! And thanks for getting in contact with us! Whenever you are around Abruzzo just let us know! Maple


  2. Wow, gorgeous photos, and now I’m getting hungry! 🙂


    1. Thank you Jennifer! 🙂 Do you like truffle? The sagra was a real paradise for us! 😉


  3. Glad to see you post again!


    1. Thank you! Too bad we didn’t have time to post for more than a month! But we are back with bunches of new Italian experiences! 😉 Always delightful to read your “cheesy” adventures!


  4. Emilia says:

    Oh my gosh, that looks so unbelievably delicious, I’m kind of at a loss for words. I’m absolutely obsessed with truffles and the idea of sagra, wish I had been able to go to one 🙂


    1. Next time you come to Italy let us know! We have hundreds of amazing sagre to bring you to! 😉 Or come for the truffle one next July! 😉


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