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  • Homemade Italian Bread Recipe

    Have you ever wanted to bake some nice bread at home? Here for you an Italian recipe offered by Mamma Maria who, among all her delicious dishes, is a master in the preparation of the homemade bread. We hope you will enjoy it! Preparation: Put the flour into a large bowl and ...

  • Pugliese Recipe: Scapece Gallipolina

    This recipe has been gently offered by Gabriella, a half English half Italian who likes to Mangiare Bene and runs the beautiful blog MangiaBene where she shares her foodie experiences and family recipes. This dish’s origins lie in its name – Gallipoli. The scapece dates back to medieval times when ...

  • Black Olive Paste Crostini

    This is one of the simplest recipes and yet one of the most tasty dish and flagship of the Italian cuisine. Perfect to present as appetizer or snack. Preparation: Cut fours slices of bread and place them on the grill until they are crisp. Spread the black olive paste on the slices and ...

  • Caramelized Onions

    I love caramelizes onions, however I have always thought of them as a difficult dish to prepare and I’ve really never tried it out. Let’s be honest, it was just easy to wait to be asked over by a dear friend who makes simply amazing goat cheese and caramelized onion ...

  • Fried Artichokes

    This delicious recipe of the fried artichokes has been gently offered by Anna, one of our dearest followers, an authentic pugliese and advocate of her land! She often tempts us with photos of her delicious dishes and, because we certainly like to see but we’d also like to taste, we ...

  • Wild Asparagus Balls

    Among the many plants and herbs that grow wild and perfume countryside during this season, there is the wild asparagus. A thorny shrub that grows between the stones of the many stone-built walls that surround the fields, and in areas of Mediterranean scrub. The wild asparagus tastes slightly bitter but it is ...

  • Farrata from Manfredonia

    This recipe comes from Vittorio, a young boy from Manfredonia with a great passion for his city, who during these days of Carnival intrigued us with the picture of this delicious dish of his local tradition. With great dedication Vittorio has been able to find out the original recipe so now ...

  • Pettole of Daunia Mountains

    These pettole are typical from the Daunia Mountains and unlike the traditional Apulian pettole (usually sweet, tossed in sugar or honey) these are knead with a mixture of chopped spices, the so-called peipe ammiske in the typical local dialect, composed in igual parts of coriander, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, star anise ...

  • Creamy Cherry Tomatoes

    This is one of my favorite starters, firstly because I love gorgonzola cheese and secondly because it looks great on the table and it takes less than 10 minutes to be prepared. Your friends will love it! Don’t forget to serve the cherry tomatoes on a lettuce leaf to decorate. ...

  • Spinach Ricotta Pie

    This is a rustic pie, very easy and quick to prepare. An excellent alternative to the heavier versions with cheese and cream. It can be served either hot or cold, as main course along with a soup or as starter served in slices. You can unleash your creativity and add some ...

  • “Barese” Focaccia

    This is a typical recipe from Puglia, in particular from Bari, indeed this focaccia is called barese. Every time is perfect to enjoy it and it can be served hot or cold. As main meal you can eat it along with some cheese, cured mix or salad. This recipe comes ...

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