The potato pizza is a recipe from Apulian cuisine. In the other regions it is known as potato gateau. It is prepared with a mixture of simple ingredients such as potatoes, grated cheese, mozzarella cheese (or smoked cheese) and prosciutto or mortadella. It can be served hot, warm or cold as the appetizer, or side dish Ingredients 1,2 kg potatoes 100 g butter salt...

Apulian chef Antonio Scalera from La Bul restaurant in Bari will be at the EXPO in Milan on July 1-31. He’s going to reinterpret some typical dishes from Bari with his creativity. Here is our exclusive interview with chef Scalera. ...

Apulian chef Nazario Biscotti from Lesina (FG) will be at the EXPO on June 1-30. Biscotti and his wife Lucia Schiavone will bring some of their special recipes from Lake Lesina to Milan. Lake Lesina is a salt water lake on the promontory of Gargano, in the north of Puglia. The lake is populated mostly by eels, the main ingredient of Nazario Biscotti’s recipes. Here...

Here is the recipe for what once was called the dish of the poor peasants from Puglia and it consists of stale bread. Today it can be served as a delicious crunchy finger food or as an appetizer or on orecchiette with ragu. A very versatile dish that we love. Ingredients for 15-20 bread balls 500 grams of bread crumbs q.s. 2 or 3 eggs chopped parsley 100 gr of grated...

Pettole are small dough fritters that have different names depending on the area (pèttëlë in Apulian dialect , zeppole in Irpinia, scorpelle in San Severo, pèttuli in Brindisi, pittule in Lecce, pètt’l in Matera, pèttule in Potenza) and you can make them salty, sweet or even stuffed with onions, turnip greens, olives, tomatoes, vegetables or even mussels. Ingredients...

Calzone with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese (U calzone c’u presutte e la mozzaredd) Ingredients for the calzone (36 cm diameter) or 30 panzerotti 500 grams of all-purpose flour 250 ml of warm milk or warm water 2 teaspoons of salt 2 teaspoons of sugar 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 25 g of yeast For the filling: 200 grams of ham slices 200 grams of mozzarella...