Select the school where you want to attend your Italian Cooking Course in Apulia
It is often claimed that the Cuisine of Apulia is one of the most perfect examples of the now fashionable Mediterranean diet. The cooking is simple and traditional, and takes advantage of the agricultural wealth of the region, as well as the produce of the Adriatic and Ionian seas. Essential elements include pasta, cheese, tomatoes, lamb, extra virgin olive oil, and a huge array of vegetables, seafood and shellfish.
Centuries old olive tree in Salento
In Southern Italy it is essential to serve Aperitivo, of which purpose is to encourage the taste and “open” the stomach. So black and green olives are enjoyed, as well as crostini spread with pates and tapenades made from ingredients such as artichokes, asparagus, olives, mushrooms and eggplants, all drizzled with olive oil.
ILS Italian Language School arranges, in Otranto, practical lessons to learn in an amusing manner the preparation of typical local dishes: "the Sagnes, Macaronies and Auricles, Parmigiana, Peperonata, Bruschetta, "Pittule" and "Frisella", just to mention a few. There is plenty to taste, and the food is accompanied by great Salentina wine