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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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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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Do you want to try good Salento food? Some advice from fisherman, pastry chef and farmer! Ps: typical dishes and sweet desserts …

17 Ott

Not only sea, beaches and breathtaking views, Salento boasts an ancient culinary tradition. From sweets to savoury dishes, included the one of the most famous drinks of the summer: coffee on ice with almond milk, here it is a quick guide so you’ll be able to taste any typical dishes of Salento. Continua a leggere

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