Apulian Recipes

Condividi il Salento


For those who decided to spend the holidays in Salento, or for those who, already passed by this beautiful land, he simply wanted to propose again the most delicious recipes, here you will find the 5 dishes that form the basis of apulian and salentina cuisine.

Ciceri tria, fried pasta with chickpeas

Ciceri tria, fried pasta with chickpeas

Ciceri tria is a typical fried pasta with chickpeas can you find in Salento, you must taste. For 7/8 persons INGREDIENTS: 1Kg. chickpeas 1 celery 1 clove of garlic salt & pepper ½ kg of pasta 10 spoons of extravirgin ...
Orecchiette with turnip greens

Orecchiette with turnip greens

Perhaps the best known dish of the Apulian culinary tradition, now known everywhere, is a real institution for all pasta lovers: orecchiette with turnip tops! It is a good and naturally also healthy dish, based on one of the most popular Apulian vegetables...
Pasticciotti recipe

Pasticciotti recipe

INGREDIENTI pasta frolla: 600g di farina 300g di strutto 300g di zucchero 6 tuorli d’uovo 1 buccia grattugiata di limone sale q.b. crema: 1 litro di latte 6 tuorli d’uovo 150g di farina 300g di zuc...
Pittule salentine

Pittule salentine

INGREDIENTS: 1kg of flour 00 1pc. of brewer’s yeast salt q.b. 600ml of warm water condiments of choice olive oil PROCEEDINGS: Put 1Kg of flour in a bowl. Dissolve the yeast in 600ml of warm water. Make a hole in t...

The polpo alla pignata


  • 1 octopus
  • 3 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 roll of parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 leaf of laurel
  • pepper
  • olive oil q.b.


The octopus has to be beaten for a long time to be softened, then sliced and washed. Put it in a terracotta pot with the sliced tomatoes, the garlic, the pepper and everything else. Cook it on low heat for a long time without adding water nor salt (the octopus has to be cooked with his own water). If you like you can add a pinch of pepper.