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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…

Let it shine!

“Well, the weather outside is ‘delightful’ and inside it feels so ‘frightful’, as the sun is so warm and bright, let it shine, let it shine, let it shine! “…. OK, not quite… Continue reading

Wish Upon a Star – And another one, and another one!

It was a little past midnight, and during my final walk with the dogs before bedtime, I glanced up to the sky and was filled with a sense of wonder at the dark… Continue reading