Sharing Puglia: Simple, Delicious Food from Italy's Undiscovered Coast
Publish Date: 2015-04-07
Author: Luca Lorusso;Vivenne Polak
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Featuring the traditional recipes and stunning photography of the sun-kissed Puglia region, Sharing Puglia will transport you to the sapphire waters of the southern coast of Italy. With this collection of the quintessential culinary delights of Puglia designed for sharing and entertaining and that celebrate seasonal produce, you'll be able to imagine you are sitting by the shores of the Mediterranean, listening to the soothing sounds of the sea lapping against limestone cliffs, all the while savoring kingfish crudo with fresh fava beans, lemon & cacio cavallo or devouring scampi with fresh chicory and pomegranate.
This collection of recipes focuses on delectable dishes perfect for sharing with friends and family- Gallipoli-style fish stew; fava, broccoli and chicory soup; baked snapper with skewered prawns; and veal broth with pasta. Celebrate seasonal produce with dinner party menus for entertaining through the four seasons, or prepare a few simple antipasto dishes such as pickled artichokes, bruschetta with olives, and taralli (savoury crackers). There are scrumptious, vegetable-packed comfort foods like eggplant parmigiana, artichokes with fried potatoes, and smoked scamorza cheese salad with mushrooms; recipes for making the best artisanal pizzas; and of course, the region's standout pasta dishes, such as conchiglioni with vongole and cauliflower, and tagliatelle with fava beans, ricotta, parsley and mint.