This year was the year of BIG changes to us here at Cook Eat World! We decided that after 7 years in the USA, Las Vegas had served us well but that it was time to move on! Neither myself or my husband Brendan wanted to go back to Australia right away, so we settled on Europe, and Italy in particular.
Having a family home (his late grandparent’s) at his disposal in the Abruzzo region seemed like the perfect option for us as a family (me, Brendan and Shirley the dog). So, we sold our lovely Vegas mid-Century home and flew to Rome, ready for the new adventure.
Where is Introdacqua?
Only 2 hours out the capital is the tiny village of Introdacqua in Abruzzo. An often overlooked area of Italy, Abruzzo stretches east to the coast over the Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic Sea, across the greenest part of Italy and the magnificent Majella National Park. The region hosts many spectacular villages perched high on mountainsides. Everywhere you look all manner of culinary spectacles are being proudly served – from delicious pastas and pizza to the juiciest lamb and freshest seafood, Abruzzo has some of Italy’s most delectable offerings, and from the first moment, we hit the ground eating!