How To Make Sardinian Fregola Con Arselle

fregola con arselle

Fregola con arselle, or fregula con cocciulas in Sardinian, is one of the most popular pasta dishes on the island. Originating from Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital, the dish is surprisingly easy to make: only six ingredients are used to prepare this delicious, incredibly satisfying dish. The secret to its success is the quality of the ingredients … Read more

How To Make Zeppole Sarde, AKA Zippulas

zeppole sarde

Ask my family and friends what my favorite Sardinian sweet is and they will tell you it’s zeppole sarde – zippulas in Sardinian. Typically eaten during Carnival, and a must on Shrove Tuesday (Martedì Grasso, also known as Pancake Day or Mardi Gras), just a day before Lent begins, these fritters that look like donuts … Read more

An Easy Recipe For Su Mustazzeddu / Prazzira


Also known as prazzira or pani cun tammatta or even pani cun tamatiga (literally “bread and tomatoes”), su mustazzeddu is a dish that is typical of the Sulcis region of Sardinia, as well as of the area of San Vito – the name varies depending on where the dish is made, but the main ingredients … Read more

How To Make Seadas – Sardinian Cheese And Honey Pastries


Seadas are the most popular traditional Sardinian dessert. The shape of seadas may remind you of ravioli – a fresh pasta filled with other ingredients, but they are bigger and sweet but still with a delicious melted cheese inside. The main ingredients to prepare seadas are: flour, durum wheat flour, lard, fresh cheese that can … Read more

How To Make Pani Frattau

Pani Frattau

Each country has its own tomato and egg typical dish, and in Sardinia that is pani frattau. There is a saying here in Sardinia (in fact, in Italy) that good food should never go to waste. Some of the best recipes in Italy were invented this way, and this is very much the case with … Read more

A Very Easy Recipe For Burrida Alla Cagliaritana


Sa Burrida a sa Casteddaia – AKA burrida alla Cagliaritana (Cagliari style) – is one of the most common appetizers found in fish and seafood restaurants in the area of Cagliari and its surroundings, up to the small town of Pula and even the Sulcis area. This is one of the best dishes of the … Read more

A Concise Guide To Ulassai, Sardinia


Sardinia is a land full of natural wonders, where you can find unexpected landscapes, even spectacular 72-meter-tall (that’s more than 236 feet) waterfalls! The waterfalls of Lequarci, are just one of the many wonders that the town of Ulassai has to offer. This small village located in central-eastern Sardinia is home to wonderful caves all … Read more

The Most Beautiful Waterfalls In Sardinia

waterfalls in Sardinia

You probably wouldn’t imagine that, but there are many waterfalls in Sardinia.  While there’s a song that says, don’t go chasing waterfalls, I couldn’t disagree more! When you’re in Sardinia, you definitely need to go chasing waterfalls. There are so many spectacular waterfalls to see that you’re going to want to plan your trip accordingly … Read more

A Guide To Visiting The Miniere Di Montevecchio Mines, Sardinia

Miniere di Montevecchio

Montevecchio is an old mining complex located in southwestern Sardinia, in the territory of Guspini and Arbus (known as Sardinia’s Costa Verde). Turned into a geo-mining park, the Miniere di Montevecchio mines are a must-see attraction, especially for history buffs. In this post I will tell you everything you need to know about the Montevecchio … Read more

A Curated Guide To Costa Verde, Sardinia

Costa Verde Sardinia

Located in the southwestern part of Sardinia, Costa Verde is a long coast characterized by splendid, long sandy and somewhat wild beaches, cliffs and spectacular dunes overlooking the emerald sea. The golden colors of the sand mix with the lush green of the typical Mediterranean scrub. Sardinia’s Costa Verde is a great place for those … Read more