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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!

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Peppers with breadcrumbs, the recipe for a delicious side dish

17 Mar

Seasoned with breadcrumbs, peppers are a tasty side dish made with vegetables that are well suited to any type of meal. It is a recipe of the rural tradition of Salento. Here they are some tips on how to cook this dish.

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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!

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Rice, potatoes and mussels, here’s how to cook the tajeddha

3 Mar

The tajeddha is a dish that combines the taste of the sea (with mussels) to that of the earth (with potatoes) in a harmonious and simple way. The dish owes its name to the pan (tajeddha, in dialect) in which the ingredients are placed and then put in the oven. Here is the recipe in a few steps.

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The snails of Salento, the recipe of “municeddhi”

24 Feb

If you believe that the French are the only ones to cook and eat snails, you are wrong! In Salento “municeddhi”(snails) are a traditional dish cooked in various ways (roasted or in a pan).

In Cannole (near Otranto), every summer, there is one of the oldest and most famous festival of Salento dedicated to snails. In the recipe that we introduce here, we show you how to cook the municeddhi in a pan with a delicious sauce.

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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

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