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 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 Puglian pizza,...
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,...
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...