If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this is my longest post to date.
A lot of Basilicata, a little bit of Texas, and Momo the dog. 131 more words
Matera is one of the two provinces of Basilicata. Overlooking the Ionian sea to the east, it borders with the Apulia Region to the north (specifically, the Provinces of Bari and Taranto), the Province of Potenza to the west, and Calabria (Province of Cosenza) to the south. 464 more words
Author(s): Rosetta Costantino
An authentic guide to the festive, mouthwatering sweets of Southern Italy, including regional specialties that are virtually unknown in this country as well as variations on more popular desserts such as cannoli, biscotti, and gelato. 260 more words
Italy’s Basilicata region is the focus of the next instalment of the Caboto Club’s Italian culture lecture series on Monday, March 3 at 7 p.m. 77 more words
My friend Kate McKenna and I traveled to Puglia (Apulia) and Basilicata for eight days the first week of February. Although Matera is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and Puglia has so much to recommend it, including delicious and interesting food, tour books generally ignore the area (one of my tour books covers Matera in only one short paragraph and another with the title Italy ignores everything south of Naples except the Amalfi Coast!). 1,456 more words