'Well Heeled' Food and Travel Magazine

'Well Heeled' - Gourmet Traveller feature for Food and Travel magazine. Nick Savage and I explore the wonderfull food and wine of Lecce in Puglia, one of Italy's hidden gems!

Basillica of Santa Croce, Lecce old town.
Lecce old town centre.
Take a strole in Lecce's ancient winding streets and fascinating antique shops.
Take a strole in Lecce's ancient winding streets.
Amphitheater, Lecce old town centre.
Pasticciotto a custard pastery typical of Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
Chef Rosario Tannisi brings generations of family cooking to the wonderful Osteria Ristorante alle La Bombarde, Lecce, Puglia.
Lunch of Ciceri e trie-Pasta (boiled tria & crispy fried tria) with chickpeas, mussels, squid & clams at the wonderful Osteria Ristorante alle La Bombarde, Lecce, Puglia.
The beautifully restored Masseria Trapana, a former fortified farm in the countryside around Lecce, Puglia.
Pizzi leccesi at Masseria Trapana.
A view from the pool at Masseria Trapana.
Silvestro Silvestori, making Cappelletti Messicane Pasta at The Awaiting Table Cooking School, Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
The Awaiting Table Cooking School, Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
Girofle negroamaro rose. Made from the dark-skinned Negroamaro grape, a variety that has been associated with the Puglia region for at least 1500 years.
Wine tasting at The Awaiting Table Cooking School, Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
Local Sea Bass (Spigola), The Awaiting Table Cooking School, Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
Olive Groves in the Countryside surrounding Lecce, Puglia, Italy.
Claudio Quarta, owner and wine maker at Cantina Moros WInery, Guagnano, Puglia.
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