Italian cuisine is famous around the world for simple, fresh ingredients and lovingly prepared home-cooked meals. But did you know that what you consider "Italian" food might only be one version, eaten in only one particular area of the country? Regional variety is what makes the Italian take on the Mediterranean diet even more exciting. While you can get pizza from the tip to the toe of the peninsula, the local definition of "pizza" may vary from place to place.
Wondering what we eat down here in the heel of the boot? In an article for Charming Italy I choose the 5 recipes I think most clearly identify Puglian cooking and give you the recipes!
Orecchiette con le cime di rape (Orecchiette Pasta with Rabe Broccoli)
- Patate, riso e cozze (Potatoes, Rice and Mussels)
- Braciole (Meat Rolls in Tomato Sauce)
- Fave e cicorie (Fava Bean Puree and Chicory Greens)
- Bari Focaccia (Pizza Bread)
Follow this link to discover all the recipes in my article!