Sharing Puglia


Puglia is the secret that Italians have kept to themselves. They flock there in summer to swim in the Adriatic and Ionian seas; to stay in the villages perched on limestone sea cliffs or fishing towns with cobbled lanes and whitewashed houses; and to devour the legendary Pugliese food.
 
Blessed with year-round sun, Puglia is a produce paradise brimming with fruit orchards, vegetable fields, the freshest seafood and the best olive oil in all of Italy.
 
The Pugliese cucina povera, 'food of the poor', is renowned for its simplicity, ingenuity and deliciousness. A few simple ingredients and a few simple steps are all that are needed to create sublime,
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ISBN:

9781742708485

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

24cm x 19cm

Weight:

1070g

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 May 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Luca Lorusso

Luca Lorusso comes from a large southern Italian family and spent his childhood in his hometown of Corato, Puglia. Luca’s love of cooking comes from his ‘mamma’ who cooked and prepared legendary meals for his large family using only basic produce. Luca moved to Australia in 1991 Luca and opened a restaurant in Melbourne where he has been cooking Pugliese-inspired food ever since, based on quality ingredients, simple cooking

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Vivienne Polak

Vivienne Polak was born and bred in Melbourne, and has been firm friends with Luca Lorusso ever since they first met in Puglia. She has has travelled to Puglia several times, and has been cooking Pugliese cuisine for family and friends for years.