Category Archive: Food and Wine

Real Puglian hospitality

Not one to turn down a dinner invitation, I headed to the relatively unknown town of Villa Castelli, in the province of Brindisi, and went to a traditional trattoria, ‘Antichi Sapori’. My good… Continue reading

Double Bill in Brindisi: A Taste of the Mediterranean and World Championship Powerboat Racing.

Brindisi hosts its third gastronomic food and wine festival ‘Sapori del Mediterraneo’, A taste of the Mediterranean 2nd – 5th July 2015, Viale Regina Margherita (Lungomare) Back by popular demand, this four day… Continue reading

Divingusto: Wine, Food and Wellness Festival

June 26th – 28th 2015, Masseria Mangiato – Martina Franca (Taranto – Italy) There’s a region in Italy where local wine and food has stood the test of time, and tradition and culture… Continue reading

Vino and Vespas!

Last weekend in Puglia it was ‘Cantine Aperte’ where many of the wineries (Cantine) opened their doors to the public, to showcase their wines. So we thought it would be fun to incorporate… Continue reading

Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style! – Fave

To get the full effect of my crazy thought process whilst writing this week’s cookery blog, the next line needs to be sung in the style of a very famous Christmas carol ‘Tis… Continue reading

Negroamaro Wine Festival Brindisi: 05-09 June 2015

Year on year, the Negroamaro wine festival surpasses the previous year, and this year is no exception! It’s certainly my favourite event of the year! Set over 20,000sqm in the historic City of… Continue reading

Wine Tasting! Cantine Aperte 30-31 May 2015

Open Cellars is the most important wine tourism event in Italy. Since 1993, member wineries of Movimento Turismo del Vino open their doors to personally meet the public on the last weekend in… Continue reading

Food and Wine Pairing: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style! – Going Solo!

Who would have thought it? Asparagus and eggs! It sounds like a crazy combination but it works! Giuseppe, a good friend of mine, cultivates asparagus on a large scale and gave me a… Continue reading

Better than s*x!!!…..Well almost!

Whilst taking in the warm Puglian spring sunshine, and catching up with a few girlfriends over an antipasti lunch, all washed down with some local Puglian wine, I was introduced to an orgasmic… Continue reading