A tuna steak paired with Tenute Rubino's Oltremé in a new video-recipe brought to you by Pescaria's Lucio Mele and Opera Food Attention and care, for one detail especially: cooking times. Whenever you try searing tuna at home it is easy too cook it too much or too little. To check if you got it right you must look at the meat: if it is red at the centre veering towards pink then you have yourself a prefect tuna steak. Likewise, if you want to...

In Opera Food’s new episode an irresistible encounter between land and sea: an Apulian octopus stew to be enjoyed with Visellio, Tenute Rubino’s monovarietal Cru made from Primitivo Were it not for the timeless charm of its baroque architecture, Lecce would well deserve a visit for its restaurants alone. This charming city in the area known as Salento offers all the authentic flavours of Puglia, thanks to generations of locals who have worked to preserve the area’s traditional cuisine. Locals and restaurateurs such as the...

In Opera Food’s new video recipe, Numero Primo’s ‘crostoni con Burrata’ are paired with Oltremé, the innovative label made from Puglia’s native Susamaniello Is it possible to experience all the magic of Apulian cuisine in one simple (and easy to prepare even at home) dish? The answer is yes, especially if you happen to be in Brindisi, comfortably seated at one of Numero Primo’s open air tables, enjoying the views of the enchanted seafront. Here, flipping through the menu we discover that the quality of...

A new episode of Opera Food celebrates the best ingredients of Puglia: stuffed cuttlefish served by the restaurant Porta Nova in Ostuni meets Giancòla, a pure Malvasia Bianca. Ostuni, the white city. A place like no other, in Italy or elsewhere. Here, "every house is a belvedere, every trattoria offers a ‘Bellavista’, in every window there’s a poet gazing into the plain below, where olive trees change their colour with every breath of wind". The words of journalist Ettore Della Giovanna perfectly express the timeless unicity...

For our eighth video recipe, Opera Food takes us back to Numero Primo, Tenute Rubino’s wine bar which serves delicious aubergine boats paired with a glass of chilled rosé. Opera Food’s journey among the flavours of Apulian food and Tenute Rubino’s finest wines continues. In this new video we visit once again Numero Primo, an elegant winery on the seafront of Regina Margherita in Brindisi, where we will learn how to prepare their delicious aubergine ‘boats’ to be enjoyed with a glass of Saturnino, a rosé...

Opera Food takes us back to Osteria degli Spiriti to revisit a timeless classic dish from Salento: broad bean puree and mussels to enjoy with a glass of Punta Aquila. A broad bean puree, made delicate and creamy by the addition of mashed potato, served with succulent mussels and a generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. A complex palette of textures enlivened by a fragrant scattering of toasted bread croutons. Simple ingredients brought together in a refined combination inspired by tradition, a dish which can...

The pairing with Tenute Rubino’s Mimante in the fifth video recipe of the Opera Food series. A wine obtained from Minutolo grapes meets the cod tempura created by Porta Nova in Ostuni.  In the past weeks lovers of Apulian cuisine have had a chance to learn more about the region’s rich heritage of flavours and test their culinary skills experimenting at home with the video recipe series created by Opera Food, enjoying delicious dishes paired with the wines of Tenute Rubino. An unmissable event for anyone who...

Pescaria’s succulent fish rolls paired with Tenute Rubino’s Lamo in a new video recipe brought to you by Opera Food – a reminder that red wine and fish can indeed be a thing Pan loaf, pecorino cheese, fennel seeds and lemon peel, then cherry tomatoes, capers, anchovies, olives and, of course, a delicate and tender-fleshed white fish such as umbrine: these are the very simple ingredients combined in Opera Food’s sixth video recipe, a series of culinary tutorials dedicated to the traditional dishes of Puglia...

In Opera Food’s new video recipe, the wine bar Numero Primo serves Apulian Frise with a glass of Sumaré, Tenute Rubino’s sparkling brut Not just for its beaches, or for Salento’s countless natural and cultural attractions, or for the summer nightlife and festivals such as La Notte della Taranta. Even those who train all through the winter to achieve the perfect beach body have to admit: when choosing Puglia as their summer holiday destination they are also after a healthy dose of good food and good...

An easy to prepare dish and a glass of  Torre Testa Rosé: a delicious yellow pepper tartlet with Apulian Burrata meets Tenute Rubino’s signature Susumaniello Rosé The journey continues with the third instalment of Opera Food’s video recipes featuring the wines of Tenute Rubino, a journey through the flavours of the Italian region of Puglia and its culinary traditions. Today, we stop in Lecce to visit the elegant Osteria degli Spiriti where we’ll discover a dish created by chef Tiziana Perangeli: a yellow pepper tartlet...