Happy in artichoke heaven
Posted: 20 Jan 2010 @ 00:00
Food festivals in southern Italy offer a taste of the divine, Stephen Cooper discovers
FOOD on holiday is always a pleasure, never more so than in Italy. At its southern heel, in Puglia, food is elevated to an even higher plane — a real lure for those who take gastronomy seriously, and who wish to cook the Puglian way.
Italians need little encouragement for a party. But in this agricultural region these events have a deeper significance. Every town has its sagra, or sacred festival, devoted to the exaltation of lowly foodstuffs. Each has its own edible patron ...
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