Archive for November, 2012


Puglia: A Culinary Memoir

Puglia: A Culinary Memoir by Maria Pignatelli Ferrante, first published in Italy as part of a highly regarded culinary series, is now available in English from Oronzoeditons. Puglian author Maria Pignatelli Ferrante skillfully weaves regional history and personal anecdotes together with over 250 classic Puglian recipes that follow an Italian meal from primi piatti to […]

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Puglia Portrait: South Eastern Italy

Puglia is the heel of Italy that stretches down from the spur of the Italian boot. Littered across this region of mesmerizing landscapes and picturesque cities are Romanesque cathedrals, Gothic castles, a wealth of Baroque architecture, and rupestrian churches with Byzantine frescoes. Though always popular with Italians, Puglia has been neglected by tourists, who for […]

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My Passage To Puglia

When the journey began we didn’t expect to buy a derelict “torretta” and a 10 acre olive farm in the Gargano, Puglia. My wife’s father “escaped” from the village and lifestyle of Vico del Gargano. Each year he would return with his family for August and later, we too visited Vico each summer. For my […]

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Welcome to Puglia Please!

Welcome to Puglia Please! Apulia is a region that can satisfy any taste and interest, from its ancient history to the Medieval and Baroque epochs, from its castles that line the coast to the tiny, artistic borgoes where artisanl masterpieces come to life. The most devout – but not only – should not miss a trip to San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia), […]

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