How to make the orecchiette with turnip tops from Puglia

A traditional winter recipes of Puglia

Who comes to Puglia must eat the orecchiette with turnip tops, in Winter when it’s possible to find them in plenty everywhere. It’s easy to find peddlers who sell fresh turnip tops just picked from the field! The orecchiette with turnip tops compete for primacy with the fava beans puree within the pugliese cooking. I […]

10 Puglia dishes that you cannot miss

A quick look at traditional Puglia foods

This post is a contribution from Made in Masseria and it’s all about Puglia dishes. Puglia is a region full of marvellous landscapes, breathtaking coastlines and beaches, centuries old olive tree forests and traditions that have roots in the most ancient of times. For years the region has become a desired destination for tourist all […]

Where to eat in Torre Lapillo: the Tribal Restaurant

The essence of Salento in a Thai environment

Lunch break gives me the opportunity to discover interesting places in Torre Lapillo. Today, I recommend you not a new discover but an old acquaintance: the Tribal Restaurant of my friend and neighbour Ivan. With a new interesting news: Giuseppe Terminiello its head chef.

An iconic recipe of Salento: Ciceri e Tria

The Salento cuisine from the south of Puglia has very many dishes that recall ancient peasant culinary traditions. One of the most traditional recipies is without doubt Ciceri e tria (fried dough with chickpeas) a real gastronomical must if you find yourselves here in Salento on holiday. Usually, you can eat this dish in the […]

The cartellate, typical Christmas pastries from Puglia

Puglia has many typical desserts and like all regions in Italy, it also has it’s Christmas specialities. One of the most important and widespread in the whole region are the “cartellate”. Their shape reminds us of a rose but tradition attributes a different symbolism to this pastry: some say that the shape of the cartellate […]

Top 3 half day negroamaro wine tours in Puglia

Only one of the many things to do in Puglia? Visiting a winery is a suggestion I strongly recommend if you are passionate about food and wine. Puglia is a land which is rich in wines, especially red and rosé wines. It is, in fact, the homeland, of two grape varieties, which are very important […]