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Traditional Puglia recipes: Linguini with sea urchins

by Vincent on 24 February 2014

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Here we propose one of the traditional Puglia recipes we love in spring and summer: Linguini with sea urchins. It may sound strange for those who never tasted sea urchins, but this plate is so delicious it is worthwhile trying!
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Five delicacies to eat in Salento

by Vincent on 13 February 2014

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Hungry? Here there is a little selection of the best foods you may want to taste when coming in Salento.

Enjoy your meal!

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10 things to see in the Itria Valley

by Vincent on 9 February 2014

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Itria Valley is an area located in Puglia; it spreads in different provinces and is overlooked by the towns of Martina Franca, Locorotondo, Cisternino and Ceglie Messapica. The valley probably takes the name from the Madonna Odegitria (The Virgin Mary that shows the way), because a fresco portraying the Virgin was found in Martina Franca.

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Discovering Puglia: types of olive oil

by Vincent on 9 January 2014

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Welcome to Puglia: the land of  olives, olive trees and olive oil. The question comes soon: how many types of olive oil exist?

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Christmas on the table!

by Vincent on 21 December 2013

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A typical Pugliese Christmas recipe: Porcedduzzi

by Vincent on 19 December 2013

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A typical pugliese Christmas recipe from the Salento area are called Porcedduzzi. Their cooking is easy and traditional. Try this at home!

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Christmas in Puglia: the recipe of Pettole

by Vincent on 10 December 2013

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Christmas in Puglia can’t miss the Pettole.
The real origin of Pettole is their use for a Christmas treat, but they also are a way of using leftovers.

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Pugliese cuisine: Orecchiette with turnip tops

by Vincent on 10 October 2013

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In the history of Pugliese cuisine, there has never been a strong difference between the rich and the poor people. The search for new recipes was found among the land’s products, which were and still are the same for all people, rich or poor.

In this sense, the recipe for Orecchiette with turnip tops is considered both a poor and an exquisite dish of Pugliese cuisine.

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Italian cuisine: the tradition of Orecchiette

by Vincent on 4 September 2013

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In the Italian cuisine, the Orecchiette are placed in a leading position.
Their name comes from their shape, which reminds a small ear and the ability to make them by hands is a richness of old women and housewives.

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Mussels

by Vincent on 17 August 2013

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