Davide di Fabio about Abruzzo
On that note we start talkig a bit about his region Abruzzo. He admits this is where his heart and roots lie. The area may seem a bit rough and unsophisticated at first, but once you are used to the simple lifestyle, you will not want to leave. Abruzzo is absolutely undervalued, but perhaps most by their own residents who perhaps think they do not have enough to offer. "The area deserves much more attention from the world, just look at the wealth which stems from the earth in Abruzzo, the purity of its gastronomic traditions and even the wines are great, not just good".
great expectations for the region
He agrees with me that fortunately, in recent times, there have been some exceptionally good products originating from the Abruzzo farms and the agricultural industry of the region; excellent wine producers and top restaurants, for example Niko Romito, his restaurant Reale in Castel di Sangro (Abruzzo), ranks 36th place on the list of the best restaurants in the world. "The oil we use in Modena at the Osteria comes from Abruzzo, but we also have cheeses from a shepherd at Scanno and bell peppers from Altino and of course there are wines from the Abruzzo on the wine list. I just can't get enough of this simple country life and these amazing dishes which are deeply rooted in tradition and have a real and direct taste. And of course I can never can get enough of my father's arrosticini, "he adds..