Tag Archives: Teulada

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
The Dish: Homemade Orecchiette con Sugo al Pomodoro

The Dish: Homemade Orecchiette con Sugo al Pomodoro

A few days ago we wrote about the simplicity of Italian cuisine. We had eaten at a couple of trattorias in Teulada and once again Italy had blown us away with its attitude towards food. Simple, honest dishes made using the best ingredients, and treating...
In Praise of the Local Pizzeria and Trattoria

In Praise of the Local Pizzeria and Trattoria

You know you’re in Italy when simple food combinations taste sublime and waiters welcome you like old friends. Sadly, those two experiences are often missed by many travellers who opt for fixed priced ‘tourist menus’ and restaurants on a town’s main square. In Teulada, there...
Winemaking Sardinian-style at Cantina di Santadi

Winemaking Sardinian-style at Cantina di Santadi

The stunning sandy white beaches of southwest Sardinia are where most visitors to the area spend their days, but rain during our stay forced us to seek alternative things to do – like wine tasting Sardinian-style! Days of rain forced us to stay indoors during...
The Feast of Saint Isidoro in Sardinia

The Feast of Saint Isidoro in Sardinia

Angels are said to have ploughed the fields of Saint Isadore, the patron saint of farmers, who could apparently work miracles when it came to the land, which explains why, on May 15, catholic farmers around the world celebrate the Feast of Saint Isidore or...
Teulada Take-Homes: Sardinian Specialties

Teulada Take-Homes: Sardinian Specialties

Teulada is a tiny village and, apart from a small display of Sardinian specialties packaged for tourists in the communal market, its smattering of shops cater mainly for locals. The weekly market is on Monday morning, when a small area by the river is taken...
The Dish: Spaghetti con Vongole e Bottarga

The Dish: Spaghetti con Vongole e Bottarga

What kind of fool decides to contribute to a dinner in Teulada, Sardinia, by making his version of the favourite local pasta dish in Teulada, Sardinia? The same one that made a classic cassoulet for a born and bred Toulouse local in France. I figure...
Our Home Away From Home in Teulada, Sardinia

Our Home Away From Home in Teulada, Sardinia

A colourful casa boasting an olive tree and a blue fishing boat in the cobblestone courtyard is our current home away from home in Teulada, in the southwest of the Italian island of Sardinia. One of three atmospheric apartments in a traditional house called Casa...