Plain fare gives as much pleasure as a costly diet, when one the pain of want has been removed, while bread and water confer the highest possible pleasure when they are brought to hungry lips.Epicurus, Letter to Menoeceus, IV-III sec. a.e.c
The Lucana cuisine
in its harmonious succession of recipes, ranging from appetizers to
pasta, rice, vegetables, legumes, meat and fish …
For the simplicity of its dishes and the use of highest quality natural ingredients, it has a powerful feature of allowing you to recognize the components of its recipes, for their flavor even before for their scent. It is the cuisine of the meat, which tastes know of alfalfa and refer to a sweet pastoral image. It is the cuisine of legumes and vegetables, whose scents are released from peasant soups. It is the cuisine of cakes, whose simplicity highlights the sugar, the honey, the flours and the egg of the dough.