Sample recipes from The Puglian Cookbook

Focaccia from Bari

This recipe was given to me by Graziana, a native of the port city of Bari. When she moved away from Bari, Graziana could not find any go...

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Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata is a modified version of my friend Paolas frittata. It is light and flavorful, making it a perfect summer lunch or a y...

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White Bean and Escarole Soup

There are many variations of soups featuring beans and greens. They are all easy to make (although not quick, if you are using dried bean...

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Bucatini with Olives

This simple yet delicious dish exemplifies perfectly the concept of cucina povera (peasant cuisine). It uses ingredients that are widely ...

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Orecchiette with Three Cheeses

This rich and comforting vegetarian dish is very satisfying and pairs well with a medium-bodied red wine and crusty bread. It makes a per...

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Spaghetti with Zucchini and Pecorino Cheese

This is one of my all-time favorite dishes: light, quick to prepare, and full of flavor. Until I discovered this dish and zucchini fritta...

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Puglian Potatoes

I love potatoes—mashed, scalloped, or simply oven baked. How such a simple and lowly vegetable can turn into creamy lushness continually ...

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Chicken Breast Roll-Ups with Prosciutto and Pecorino Cheese

The prosciutto gives this simple dish richness and makes it perfect even for fancy dinners. Speck is similar to prosciutto but usually a ...

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Lamb Stew 

This simple lamb stew, which requires minimal preparation time, is made richer and more delicious by the addition of pecorino cheese, a s...

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Chocolate Tart

This rich and delicious Chocolate Tart is a modern invention in Puglia, where the cuisine has traditionally used locally sourced and more...

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