Tiny tasty bread – pizzi leccesi, traditional Salento food

Pizzi leccesi are small and tasty bread filled with black olives, cherry tomatoes and onion. They are really delicious and remind me of all my trips in Salento. I pizzi, like every product of my land, have ancient and peasant origins. In fact these small […]

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Focaccia potatoes and rosemary

Focaccia con patate e rosmarino is the white variant of focaccia with tomatoes. This focaccia has the same dough of focaccia barese but the topping is with potatoes and rosemary. I used to buy this type of focaccia, when I was an university student.   […]

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Bruschetta

  Bruschetta was born from a need to avoid waste. Poor farmers didn’t want to throw old bread so they decided to season it and make it edible. So in ancient time there was only a slice of old bread seasoned with olive oil and […]

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