Tag Archive: Traditional Italian recipes

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

Cooking like a local: Pugliese Style – Polipo al Sugo

Those who know me well, know I’m allergic to everything that once swam in the sea. So, when Angela suggested ‘Polipo al sugo’, Octopus in a tomato sauce, for our next cookery lesson,… Continue reading

Chiacchiere – A Traditional Carnival Treat

Throughout the Carnival period, Italians gorge on fatty treats, which traditionally they abstain from during the Lent period starting Ash Wednesday. And one of the most popular Carnival treats are ‘Chiacchiere‘, which translates… Continue reading