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Hi there

I'm new to the forum so I thought I'd introduce myself. I'm British but I live in Puglia in southern Italy with my boyfriend and our 18 mo baby, Michelangelo (called Mickey in the UK!)

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Ciao!

I think Puglia is a beautiful region. We spent a lovely week at Rodi Garganico one year.

Here is my Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe Recipe:
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My grandmother was from Alberobello in Puglia. I understand she was known as a wonderful cook.

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Hi, I had a look at your recipe and can certify that it is 100% authentic! We also like to make it with cauliflower.

Right now it is too hot to cook anything inside during the day - I need an outdoor cooker like everyone else round here!



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Salento, Welcome to the forum. hope you enjoy your stay


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Originally Posted By: salento
Hi, I had a look at your recipe and can certify that it is 100% authentic! We also like to make it with cauliflower.

Right now it is too hot to cook anything inside during the day - I need an outdoor cooker like everyone else round here!



Cauliflower is a great idea! I'll have to try that.

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Do you have a recipe for "sauted" green beans with garlic and oil?

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Originally Posted By: Angie
Do you have a recipe for "sauted" green beans with garlic and oil?


I can never get this one right! My beans always end up a horrible murky green and floppy :-(


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I don't know that I cooked them right but I browned the garlic in olive oil and added the fresh green beans and then added about 1/4 cup of water and steamed them for a few minutes. My friend who came over for dinner said she blanches the beans and then adds the garlic and olive oil.

I don't know which is correct or if you can add other seasonings.

The beans weren't floppy and were good but they probably could have been better.


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