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...
Limoncello, Cherry Liqueur and other Earthly Delights in Puglia

Limoncello, Cherry Liqueur and other Earthly Delights in Puglia

In Alberobello, self-sufficiency extends to everything from olive oil and cherry tomatoes to limoncello and cherry liqueur – from filling the fridge to supplying the liquor cabinet, everything is homegrown and homemade in Puglia. Limoncello, Cherry Liqueur and other Earthly Delights in Puglia In Alberobello,...
Homemade Puglian Pizza from Our Own Woodfired Pizza Oven

Homemade Puglian Pizza from Our Own Woodfired Pizza Oven

Puglian pizza making is a two stage process over two days, we learn when I get lessons in making homemade pizzas in the wood-fired oven attached to our trullo just outside Alberobello in Italy’s southern region of Puglia. Maria, as you might remember, is the caretaker of...
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 her family pizzeria for as long as she can remember. Majoring in...
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...