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The king among the dishes of Sundays, the recipe of the “Sagne ‘ncannulate”

17 Feb

There is no Sunday without a dish of Sagne ‘ncannulate, the fresh pasta par excellence of Salento. Seasoned with tomato sauce and cacio ricotta of Salento, also in the hot variant (ricotta scante), this dish is one of the typical things to try when you are in Salento. Here it is the recipe.

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The most famous dessert of Salento, here it is the recipe of pasticciotto

10 Feb

Pasticciotto is a classic in Salento’s breakfast and lately it is getting more and more famous not only in Salento. With its oval shape, pasticciotto is made up of short pastry with a heart of custard.

Knowing how to prepare it at home will give you a considerable advantage in the popularity index of friends and relatives ;). Follow the recipe!

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Countryside chicory: a must of Salento’s cuisine, from the harvest to the table

3 Feb

One of the most important products of this land, the chicories are not a simple side dish. Behind the dish, in fact, there is a tradition that goes from looking for the various types of chicory (“lu zangune” is one of the most famous) in Salento’s countryside, to the harvest, in the rainy months (from November to March).

The harvest needs a precise method: the plants are not tear off the ground, but they are cut off from the root with a knife, in order to make them grow faster. Here, you will find the way to cook the chicory and to make this Salento dish really special!

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In Salento we usually eat the aubergines “alla poverella”

20 Gen

In general they are cooked in many ways, but the aubergines “alla poverella” are a very delicious and tasty side dishes … do not be fooled by the name! Try this recipe!

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Christmas tradition’s dessert of Salento, the recipe of purceddhruzzi

22 Dic

Christmas in Salento doesn’t taste the same without purceddhruzzi. What are they? They are tiny and sweet pieces of fried pasta, covered with honey and colored sprinkles.

For this Christmas if you want to impress your friends and relatives with a traditional regional dessert you are still on time to go and buy all the ingredients and follow our recipe! Continua a leggere

Fried eggplants seasoned with tomato sauce and mozzarella, who doesn’t love parmigiana?

16 Dic

The origin of this dish is still uncertain, some attribute it to Sicily, others to Campania or to the city of Parma. What is certain is that Parmigiana has fully taken part into the cooking tradition of Salento. Here is the recipe of our version! 😉

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A classic of Salento’s cuisine, the recipe of “Orecchiette con le cime di rapa”

9 Dic

It is the most rappresentative dish of Puglia. The secret lies in the quality of the turnips and in the particularity of the pasta, the orecchiette. Here it is, in a few simple steps, the recipe for making a unique dish.

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How to prepare traditional Salento’s dishes, the recipe of “li Muersi”

24 Nov

It is a dish with an ancient tradition but you can still find it on the tables of Salento’s families or in the menu of  “sagre” throughout Salento. This dish is able to conjugate the flavor of vegetables to the genuineness of legumes thanks to the pieces of fried bread, that give the name to the dish. Here is the recipe!

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A dish from Salento’s tradition, the recipe of fava beans and chicory

10 Nov

The series of recipes from Salento continues with a first course of rural tradition. A complete meal that perfectly embodies the genuineness of this land.

Has the farmer just harvested chicory from the field? Combine it with the fava beans and you will have a tasty and healthy dish.

To find out other typical dishes of Salento, look at the following link! Continua a leggere

Rustico, here it is the recipe for a dinner with friends

3 Nov

If you tried the dishes of Salento and you felt so much in love to want to try yourself to cook at home, here they are a series of articles with the recipes.

If you’d like to learn more about the typical dishes of Salento, follow this link!

THE RUSTICO

It is good for aperitifs and ideal for a snack. It takes a few simple steps to cook it. Continua a leggere

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