Building Progress

Before the workers went into the two weeks ‘Ferragosto’ break where literally all of Italy is on vacation, we received several updates on the building progress. We usually sit with the plan in front of the pictures and try to figure out what is on which...
All about Figs

All about Figs

At this time of the year, you will find ripe figs everywhere in Puglia. There are so many that people don’t know what to do with them. Literally in every garden there is at least one tree full of ready to eat juicy figs. Last summer, when we were still searching...

Pasta in crosta

We have already had so many positive surprises when traveling through Puglia. Many of them are food related as we are convinced that value for money is incredibly good there and you find some of the best food in the world in Puglia. But one really positive surprise...

Trullo Inspiration

One of the fun parts of building a house or apartment is the planning beforehand. We were lucky enough, to find a builder that has restructured many trulli in the Itria Valley. He took us on a half day tour to show us some objects his company is currently working on....

Focaccia Barese

Focaccia is a very Pugliese dish. Most ‘Panificios’ that you pass will have them with various toppings coming out of the oven on big trays. They cut them with the scissors into large pieces that are sold over the counter. In Molfetta, where my husband grew...