Category Archive: Food and Wine

Enogastronomic Event: 4th March 2016

Puglian Pleasures are teaming-up with Corso Vittorio Veneto, in San Michele Salentino, to offer a night of enogastronomic delights. From their creative kitchen, you will sample 3 local Salento courses, paired  with the… Continue reading

Review of Puglian Pleasures Wine Tour: By Let’s go to Puglia!

This year I had the pleasure to meet the founders of Let’s go to Puglia and several of their guests as they joined us for our Puglian Pleasures wine tour. This is their… Continue reading

Cooking Like a Local: Pugliese Style! – All Things Squash

Keeping with tradition and using only fresh local ingredients, this week’s ‘cooking like a local’ makes some great tasty dishes using the humble squash, which in my opinion is under used and under… Continue reading

Impromptu Pleasures on an Autumn Evening

The autumn nights draw in early in Puglia, by 5pm it’s already dark which makes it all too easy to stay in by the cosy fire with a glass of red to warm… Continue reading

Festival of San Martino: Chestnuts and Wine

Festivities for San Martino arrived earlier than normal this year in Carovigno, when Articolo 1 pub decided to get the party started on 6th November. The evening kicked off with Folk music and… Continue reading

Relex and Unwind: Wine and Food Pairing

Puglian Pleasures are pleased to announce their latest wine tasting event at Spirito di Vino in San Vito Dei Normanni, featuring award winning wines from Schiena Vini, paired with local cuisine. Presented by… Continue reading

Wine Travel Destination: Puglia, Italy

This magical wine destination is a thin peninsula packed tight with stunning beauty and surrounded by some of the bluest waters in Europe. Flanked by two seas, magical Puglia is a thin peninsula… Continue reading

Passion for Pasta

We all know how passionate Italians are about pasta and how particular they are about which pasta shape must go with which sauce (I’m sure they’d be horrified to learn that I often… Continue reading

Let’s go to Nonna’s! La Locanda di Nonna Mena

A favourite amongst the locals, La Locanda di Nonna Mena, really is like going to ‘Nonna’s’ (Grandma’s) house for lunch or dinner. Located in a quaint little street, Via Edison, just a few… Continue reading

Land and Sea Evening Market: Torre Guaceto 9-11 August 2015

This Market is in collaboration with the Slowfood movement which promotes biodiversity and sustainable eating. Encouraging producers and local business to grow, fish and eat locally sourced produce. The market is a meeting… Continue reading