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Best of British! In Puglia!

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a taste of home, away. Therefore, Puglian Pleasures have teamed up with the fabulous new British Pub in San Vito dei Normanni, Old Porter. To offer you the… Continue reading

Feeling Festive in Puglia

It’s two weeks before Christmas day and Puglia is starting to ramp up the festive vibe; with twinkling lights adorned outside the town houses and a large modern Christmas tree in every Piazza.… Continue reading

For Sale!!! Black Fashion Coffee Bar

It’s a well known fact that Italians have an infinity for coffee, it’s part of their culture. And now you have the opportunity to become part of that Italian culture, as a very… Continue reading

Cantine Aperte 2016

The last weekend in May is an important date in the calendar for the Italian wine industry as it plays host to Cantine Aperte, the largest wine tourism event of the year.  The… Continue reading

Gallipoli, Puglia’s Scenic Seaside Village

Originally posted on Timeless Italy:
Way down south in the heel of the boot that is Puglia lies the old baroque-inspired seaside village of Gallipoli. Surrounded by the Ionian Sea on the Salentina…

Puglian Pleasures Turns 1!

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a year since I started writing this blog about Puglian Pleasures. Where has the time gone! First and foremost, I want to say a BIG thank you… Continue reading

Cooking Like a Local: Pugliese Style – Baccalà

Baccalà, what on earth is that, I hear you ask? Dried, salted cod! Doesn’t sound that appettising, and certainly doesn’t look that appealing either. And as a person who doesn’t eat fish (I’m… Continue reading

Majestic flight or annoying menace? – Migrating birds.

Originally posted on Puglian Pleasures:
Migrating birds swirling in the sunset sky. Image provided by Laura Hanley http://www.verycoolphotoblog.com/ Swirling high in the sky, creating tornado funnel shapes, the migrating birds seem so majestic…

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

Favourite villas in Puglia sleeping up to 6+ people

Originally posted on Personal Puglia:
The number of holiday villas in Puglia, particularly those sleeping 2-6, has increased at least ten fold in the 9 years that I have been here. The main…