Tag Archives: Alberobello

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...
Homemade Puglian Pizza from Our Own Woodfired Pizza Oven

Homemade Puglian Pizza from Our Own Woodfired Pizza Oven

When Maria came to our trullo just outside Alberobello to teach me a little home-style Puglian cooking, she not only taught me how to make fresh handmade orrecchietti, she also began a two-stage lesson in how to use our forno a legna or wood-fired oven to make...
Local Knowledge: Anna from Alberobello

Local Knowledge: Anna from Alberobello

Effervescent Anna Rosato knew the meaning of hospitality well before the 23 year-old graduated with her tourism degree from the University of Bari last year. The daughter of chef-restaurateurs, Anna has worked at Paradiso di Puglia, the pizzeria her family has ran for 15 years,...
Orecchiette con Sugo al Pomodoro Recipe

Orecchiette con Sugo al Pomodoro Recipe

In our trullo in Alberobello in Puglia in southern Italy, our host Maria teaches us how to make orecchiette con sugo al pomodoro in our rustic kitchen with ingredients she has grown herself. A few days ago we wrote about the simplicity of Italian cuisine. We had eaten at a...
Our Home Away from Home in Alberobello, Puglia

Our Home Away from Home in Alberobello, Puglia

A rustic two hundred year old trullo in the countryside outside of Alberobello, in the southern Italian region of Puglia or Apulia is our latest home away from home and it oozes atmosphere and romance. The trulli (plural) are the traditional homes of the people of the...