[slideshow=70] Welcome to a delicious culinary and cultural event hosted by Marilì Mustilli. Together with her husband Leonardo and their two daughters, Anna Chiara and Paola, her family runs the prestigious Mustilli Winery, set in the medieval town of S. Agata dei Goti and perched on a spectacular tufa outcrop. Under Marilì’s expert supervision you […]
I recently spent five glorious days revisiting Puglia and one of the places I enjoyed most was Alberobello. That is the beauty of travelling in Italy: once is never enough! This was my third visit to the UNESCO world heritage site, and I could focus less on the quaint and irresistible charm of the round […]
As I was walking along Sant’Agata’s sunny ‘panoramica’ and basking in the delicious warmth of the longer days, I marveled at the explosion of greens, yellows, whites and pinks coursing through the countryside that, until a week ago, had seemed dead to the world. I rounded the homeward bend, and while keeping an eye on […]
To view this article at Italian Notebook with fotos click here Without a doubt, grain is the characteristic ingredient of this recipe. If you have the time and feel up to the challenge, here’s how you cook the grain from scratch: soak 250 gr of dried grain in cold water for three days, changing it […]
View at Italian Notebook The other day I was walking by the pharmacy in my little town of S. Agata dè Goti. It is run by the Viola family and I was surprised to see a long line of women waiting to enter the door. What was going on? Had there been a sudden epidemic […]
By Leslie Xavier. See original Italian Notebook article here Each year during Carnevale, animated giants inhabit the streets of Putignano in Puglia. These allegorical paper-maché creations are approximately 4 stories high! Very much like floats in parades the world over, they gracefully glide down the streets. Hidden Lilliputians guide the animations of these modern Gullivers, […]
Dear Barbara and Federico Thank you for a sublime experience in the Sannio……the wines, the food, the scenery and in particular the erudite guidance under Federico’s sure hand, were all appreciated….
Merry Christmas and the best, healthiest and successful New Year to both of you! We had such a great time with you, looking back on our trip. Federico, you were so kind and helpful to me, getting in and out of various impressive vehicles! Pushing me around which couldn’t be easy…don’t think I am unappreciative. […]