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  • Pugliese Recipe: The Pasticciotto from Lecce

    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. A heavenly lemon custard filled pie, this delectable pastry is widely consumed in Lecce the capital of ...

  • Easter Donuts

    Another Puglian recipe from our dearest Anna, a typical treat of the Easter holidays. Everybody loves these sweet donuts covered with ‘scileppo‘ (the so called typical Puglia‚Äôs glaze)! According to the tradition, in the past the donuts were prepared the day of Christ’s Passion and then left to rest, to ...

  • Sesame Seed and Olive Oil Biscuits

    We all love biscuits, in particular if they are made with healthy ingredients, have a great taste and are low in calories! So today we’re sharing with you this delicious recipe that has as main ingredient one of the pillar of the Mediterranean diet: the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, for convenience ...

  • Zeppole of St Joseph

    The Zeppole are a sweet typical of Southern Italy and are usually prepared during the feast of St. Joseph, on 19th March. It is said that the first written recipe for Zeppole dates back to 1837 and it was found in the Treaty of Neapolitan cuisine by Ippolito Cavalcanti. Today, ...

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