LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTE
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEWhat is this?History seems long and far from us, but the events seemingly scattered in the past are close and connected to the present. Through out the streets of the old town centre, the most beautiful courtyards are opened to the public, becoming alive in all of their beauty with art performances
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTE where is this?This festival is celebrated every year in august,in Galatina, a city in the south of italy, in apulia and exactly in the salento area.Its oneof the most well-know and renowned festival in this area and it celebrates arts andtraditional food
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTE What is the point of it?This event that expresses art through painting, music performances,photography and videos, originates from a profound reflection of the concept of memory of the territory, highlighting the importance of its culture, first as an element of identity and soul the location.This event invitesus to reflect on the meaning of the memory of our territory which is an inseparable part of our cultural identity, the soul of the places that were the scenes of everyday life.
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTE Salento flavorsAll it accompined by the typical flavours of salento with tastes and delicacies off all kinds.There are a lot of backery products typical of lecce, sweet or savory, but always fresh and made with fresh and genuine ingredients, crispy, golden, delicious and tasty
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEThe best ones are:friselle these are salty bun shaped bread baked, cut in half with a wire and backed a second time in a warm stone oven. They are served, after having soaked in water, with tomatoes, olive,oil and salt.
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEtarallini typical little salty bagel biscuits of lecce, with fennel flavour or chilli, handmade according to the traditional products with natural ingredients.
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEPuccia is the oven product most traditional and typical of salento. It assumes a round shape, like bread but smaller
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEMustaccioli is a crunchy biscuit like sweet made with flour, sugr, almonds, eggs, milk, cocoa powder, then covered with chocolate glaze called naspro.
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEPasticciotto typical cakes of salento,consisting of pastry filled with custard cream and baked in the oven
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEOil the salento oil is among the most popular in the world. The olive tree grows well in stony lands, arid and basically in a mediterranean climate, so it gives a delicious oil
LE CORTI A MEZZANOTTEWine the most common varieties are negroamaro,primitivo and Malvasia which produce renowed reds and ros quality wines that have become estabilished in the regional landscape. The quality is full and convincing structure thanks to a wine that leaves its unmistakable imprint.