Typical Southern Italian Preserves from Puglia: Tradition and Taste

In the heart of Italian culinary tradition, Pugliese preserved in oil (sottoli) from Southern Italy hold a place of honor. These products, preserved in extra virgin olive oil, are not only a symbol of the Puglia region but also a testament to the rich gastronomy of the area.

The use of high-quality ingredients and traditional preservation techniques give these products a distinctive taste and longevity.

History and Tradition of Preserved in Oil in Puglia

In the history of Pugliese cuisine, preserved in oil have always played a fundamental role. Originally created to preserve garden products during the winter months, these delicious preserves have become synonymous with authentic flavors and an unbreakable bond with the land.
The preserved in oil from “Oro del Salento” are a perfect example of this tradition, offering a variety of products that embody the true spirit of Salento.

Discover more about our selection of preserved in oil above.

A distinctive feature of Pugliese preserved in oil is the careful selection of ingredients. Fresh and crunchy vegetables, picked at the right time, form the base of these products.

But the real star is the extra virgin olive oil, which not only preserves but enhances the flavors. Our oil is carefully selected to ensure the best quality.

Learn more about our selection of oils by visiting Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Varieties of Preserved in Oil and Their Use in Cooking

Each type of preserved in oil is unique. Whether it’s olives, eggplants, or artichokes, each variant offers a different taste experience. These products can enrich a wide range of dishes: from salads to main courses, not to mention appetizers.
Perfect also as a dressing for meat or fish dishes, the preserved in oil add a touch of flavor and color to every recipe.

Discover our variety of olives and dressings by visiting the Olives and Condiments pages.

The preserved in oil are not only delicious but also offer nutritional benefits. Rich in antioxidants and healthy fats, they contribute to a balanced diet. The key to maintaining the freshness and taste of the preserved in oil is proper storage.

At “Oro del Salento,” we pay attention to this aspect, ensuring that each jar retains the organoleptic properties of the ingredients. Discover our storage options by visiting the Food Box page.

Buying Pugliese Preserved in Oil Online

In the digital age, purchasing typical products has never been easier. “Oro del Salento” offers a wide selection of Pugliese preserved in oil, available with just a click.
By shopping online, you are guaranteed to receive fresh and quality products, delivered directly to your home. For an authentic and convenient shopping experience, visit our page dedicated to typical Salento products.

Pugliese preserved in oil are not just a food product, but a true emblem of the culture and tradition of Salento. With their wealth of flavors, colors, and aromas, the preserved in oil represent a bridge between past and present, bringing the best of Pugliese cuisine to the table.

At “Oro del Salento,” we are committed to preserving this heritage, offering products that tell the story of a land rich in taste and passion.

To further explore the flavors of Salento and for online purchases, visit our website Salento Typical Products Online.

List of Typical Pugliese Preserved in Oil

  1. Whole Artichokes
  2. Eggplant Fillets
  3. Lampascioni
  4. Spicy Chili Pepper Rings
  5. Sun-dried Tomatoes
  6. Focu Salentino (spicy ground chili pepper in oil)
  7. Artichokes alla contadina
  8. Traditional Garlic and Spicy Garlic
  9. Peppers stuffed with cheese
  10. Sun-dried Tomato Rolls with Capers and Anchovy
  11. Dried Cherry Tomatoes
  12. Eggplant and Pepper Fillets
  13. Sun-dried Tomato Rolls with Cheese in Oil
  14. Whole Artichokes with Stem