Villa Mirabella in the Evening Standard Magazine, 28th October 2011


"Villa Mirabella is surrounded by olive groves and fruit trees and has an amazing 'beach-style' swimming pool, a gently sloping affair that my three-year old daughter and her cousin could safely cavort in for hours, as I reclined under a bamboo canopy, half an eye on the toddlers, gently caressed by a warm breeze scented by lemon verbena bushes.... On arrival, the caretaker, Rocco, had greeted us with platters of freshly fried courgette flowers, great flagons of the olive oil farmed on the land and a baskefrul of the local ear-shaped orecchiette pasta. He also insisted that during our stay we pick and consume all the fruit and vegetables growing in the gardens around the house: tomatoes, aubergines, chillies, figs, pomegranates, almonds and plums. There was so much of this bounty that we could have happily subsisted for a week without needing to leave the villa, but that would have meant missing out on the other wondrous things Puglia has to offer: atmospheric hilltop towns, beaches and, most importantly, burrata..." 

Villa Mirabella featured in the London Evening Standard, 28th October 2011 | Think Puglia


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