Foodie Weiss

Puglia 2012 – Cooking and Touring with Laura

including cooking lesson and dinner at the Masseria, exploring Alberobello and Matera, making bread at the bakery in Altamura and cheese with Giovanni in the countryside near Gelso Bianco.

Lunch at Osteria dei Mulini
in Polignano

ready for our cooking lesson

lampascioni ready to prepare

the chef demonstrates her pie dough

lampascioni ready for the pot

deep-fried lampascioni

finally, our dinner with hosts

Alberobello trulli

Alberobello from a good vantage point

the famous D.O.P flour of Altamura

salt and flour for our own dough

focaccie for lunch at the bakery

focaccie for lunch at the bakery


our chef and my son outside the mozzarella maker's operation

cutting the curd at the start of mozzarella-making

working the mozzarella

making stracciatella for filling burrata

filling the burrata



showing us how

artisan watches in pain as amateur tries to braid the cheese

Giovanni's creations in cheese

cacciocavallo aged with a lemon inside