Tag Archive: puglian food

Cooking with Mamma

Want to learn how to cook real authentic Puglian food? Who best to teach you than an Italian Mamma who has learnt the family secret recipes which have been handed down from Mamma… Continue reading

Step back in time to relax and unwind: Masseria Cappella

Driving through the Valle D’Itria in Puglia, is always a pleasurable experience but this day was particularly beautiful. The bright blue sky was interspersed with fluffy white clouds, the rolling hills were scattered… Continue reading

Poetic, Passionate Plates of Puglian Cuisine: Masseria Il Frantoio

They say it’s not all about the food and ‘they’ may be right but at Masseria Il Frantoio, located near Ostuni, you will find passion and poetic stories, as Armando Balestrazzi (the owner),… Continue reading

Cooking Like a Local: Pugliese Style! – ‘A La Brace’

Written by guest blogger Maria Demkowicz Having cooked a traditional roast chicken, Yorkshires and trifle Sunday lunch for Italian friends I was invited for a return match the following week. With some trepidation… 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

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

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

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