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Salento’s fish soup, let’s learn how to cook “Lu quataru”

24 Mar

The philosophy behind this dish is to cook fish that fishermen could no longer sell because damaged by fishing nets. Far from being a “recovery” meal, today “lu quataru” is the most requested dish in the restaurants of the Ionian coast. Try to do it at home with this recipe!

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

A specialty of Salento: the recipe of horse meat with tomato sauce

10 Mar

If you are a true expert of meat dishes, you can’t help tasting the horse meat with tomato sauce, a precious dish of Salento’s tradition. It takes a few hours for the preparation, but in the end the result will repay the wait… Have a good meal!

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

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!

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

Salento, land of pilgrimage at the Sanctuary of “Santi Medici” in Oria

13 Gen

Did you know that Salento is land of pilgrimages well? If you are faithful or interested in knowing every aspect of this land, just keep reading.

In Oria, near Brindisi, there is the oldest and most famous sanctuary of Salento: San Cosimo alla Macchia, dedicated to the cult of Santi Medici (the martyrs Cosmas and Damian who became saints because they used to practice medicine without pay).

Located in the open countryside, about 5 km from Oria, the sanctuary preserves the relics of the two saints, that’s why it is the destination of pilgrimage from all over Puglia. Continua a leggere

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.

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

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