Gargano (Puglia)

Gargano is a historical and geographical sub-region in the province of Foggia, Apulia, southeast Italy, consisting of a wide isolated mountain massif made of highland and several peaks and forming the backbone of the Gargano Promontory projecting into the Adriatic Sea, the "spur" on the Italian "boot". Most of the upland area, about 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi), is part of the Gargano National Park, founded in 1991. The coast of Gargano houses numerous beaches and tourist facilities, including resorts such as Vieste, Peschici and Mattinata. The two major salt lakes of Lesina and Varano are located in the northern part of the peninsula. Monte Gargano is the site of the oldest shrine in Western Europe dedicated to the archangel Michael, Monte Sant'Angelo sul Gargano. Other tourist attractions include the cathedral, the episcopal palace, the Abbey of Santa Maria of Ripalta and the volcanic rocks dating back to the Triassic Period, known as "Black Stones", as well as the Sanctuary of San Nazario.

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Made with two discs of buttery puff and stuffed with béchamel, mozzarella and just a touch of tomato, the rustico is generally eaten in Lecce and the Salento for breakfast or as an afternoon or late night snack.

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Our recipe of the week is a tasty appetizer dish by writer and blogger Coral Sisk
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Typical Easter Cake Made in Puglia: Scarcelle
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@oks-rom asks:

Ciao a tutti! Buon giorno! 
 I’m coming to Puglia, Ostuni soon. Do you know where do buy Olive oil, from farmers/ locals.,not from 

supermarkets. ? Thank you ! 
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@oks-rom asks:

Ciao Everybody! We moved to Ostuni ( from Netherlands) a year ago, we are looking for friends, interesting people, international families or  any)). 
We bought a Trullo.  Would be nice to get contact , make friends. 
feel free to contact. 
Oksana and Bert