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 […]