Festa della Bruschetta in Palmariggi

No doubt everybody is acquainted with the humble bruschetta (if you aren’t, you should be). You toast some bread, add a little garlic, olive oil, tomatoes, salt and pepper and away you go. Variations are numerous and I’ve seen just about everything thrown on there though often the results are a bit flat. A bit…

Municeddha in Cannole

What better way to kick off a week in Salento than with a sagra (food-centric town festival). The small village of Cannole, which is lost on the backroads of Italy’s far southeastern corner somewhere between Lecce, Maglie and Otranto, has made a name for itself in recent years with its Festa della Municeddha, a sagra…