Puglian Pleasures Experience – Exceeded Expectations!

The inauguration of Puglian Pleasures’ joint venture with Granelli di Salento, exceeded everyone’s expectations! The day was full of surprises for all the guests, with plenty of fun and laughter. There was an… Continue reading

Cooking like a local – Pugliese Style!

Being British we tend to steal recipes from around the world and adapt them according to our taste, thus making many foreign dishes Britishish! (Do you like the way I just created a… Continue reading

Symbolic, Historic and Steeped in Tradition: The Holy Processions of Francavilla Fontana.

One of the most important dates in the Catholic calendar is almost upon us, and in Francavilla Fontana, the rites of the Holy Week are not only symbolic, historic and steeped in tradition,… Continue reading

Le Rezze of San Vito Dei Normanni, Puglia.

The day had arrived, I finally found my dream home in Southern Italy! Full of excitement I decided to explore the town and the community that I had just bought into. Meandering through… Continue reading

Is this a dream: I Pastini white wines from the Valle d’Itria

Originally posted by Green Puglia, written in Italian by Frank Maglio, adapted by Puglian Pleasures for our English readers. This is a dream: Angelo Laveneziana, a young Sommellier living in London, thinks to… Continue reading

Wine and Food Events by ‘La Pruina’

Fancy something a little different? Why not head to San Michele Salentino, where you have the choice of two events! Both including food and excellent wine from La Pruina, in association with Granelli… Continue reading

What’s Happening in March in Puglia?

Here’s what is taking place during the second half of March. BOAT SHOW SNIM – SALONE NAUTICO DI PUGLIA 18th-22nd BRINDISI PROMENADE, Regina Margherita Over 150 exhibition stands, all about boating, boats, accessories.… Continue reading

Festa della Donna! – For all the special ladies out there!

The smell of blossom fills the air, as men all over Italy show their love and respect for the special women in their life, by presenting them with the beautifully scented and vibrant… Continue reading

Awaking the Puglian Olive Trees

Spring is just around the corner and the Puglian countryside is a hive of activity at the moment. The sound of chainsaws fill in air as the ‘contradini‘, farmers are busy pruning the… Continue reading

Did Putignano Carnival Live Up To Expectations?

Well, I finally did it! After living in Puglia for just over 4 years, I finally managed to see the infamous Putignano Carnival! And I think I timed it perfectly! The weather was… Continue reading