Entries by psarais

AN INVIGORATING STROLL BY THE BEACH … and more

In the last few days snow has arrived in European…. Just on time for the advent as beautiful winter landscapes are taking shape and the first snowmen are being built. But what if the return of the cold makes you dream of pristine beaches and sunny days instead? The desire of a sunny break could […]

GET A HOMEMADE PANETTONE FOR CHRISTMAS!

With an impressive history going back to 1967, the Forneria di Pula prepares a wide choice of panettoni with ingredients of the highest quality. They don’t use dyes nor preservatives and let the sweet bread cool down slowly in order to preserve the aromas and keep the balance of flavors to high levels. If you […]

SEA URCHINS – HOW TO EAT THEM

Sea urchins are considered a cool weather food. In Sardinia you can find them on sale from the middle of November to late April. This delicacy is eaten raw and is often featured in the cuisines of most Mediterranean cultures. The best way to eat sea urchins is by carefully dipping a piece of soft […]

VISIT SARDINIA IN THE SPRING

In the island Spring starts in March and ends middle of May, when early summer begins. The fragrant herbs and aromatic Mediterranean plants are in full bloom and dress entire regions into a sea of colors. Spring is the ideal time if you feel comfortable with mild temperatures, love the simple life on the beach […]

DEERS, EAGLES, MUFFLONS AND WILD BOARS

It is not a secret that the beaches of Sardinia are among the very best of the Mediterranean. However, not everybody knows that South Sardinia also has the largest holm oaks forest of Europe. If you are looking for an amazing excursion with family and friends, take a break from the beach and go discover […]

Cozy Christmas markets in Cagliari

From Piazza Yenne to Piazza del Carmine, from Corso Vittorio Emanuele to the historic shopping streets of Cagliari such as via Garibaldi, via Manno, the Marina district and even Stampace. It is here that the Christmas markets will take place. 81 small wooden houses, entertainment, flavors and aromas of the island, including those of Barbagia […]

SPECTACULAR BIRD LIFE IN SOUTH SARDINIA

The Parco Molentargius-Saline located between Cagliari and Quartu is one of the most important sites in Europe for the staging, wintering and breeding of numerous wading bird species. A common sight is the pink flamingo, which has been nesting here since 1993. Ponds are also home to the black-winged stilt, the common water hen, the […]

PECORINO SARDO DOP

Pecorino is a generic term and as such can be used to indicate any cheese made from sheep’s milk. And in fact, in Italy there is a great variety of pecorino cheese, all specific to regions or sheep breeds. The Pecorino Sardo, despite the recent recognition of designated origin, is long known and has an […]

Things to know about the Posidonia

In late autumn you may notice on the shore of the most beautiful Sardinian beaches an accumulation of brown leaves, which is caused by the Posidonia. In fact the Posidonia is not a seaweed but a plant that forms large underwater meadows that are an important part of the ecosystem. It consists of roots, stem […]

AN ENCHANTING COVE WITH FINE AND GOLDEN SAND

Behind sandy dunes with Mediterranean vegetation and a forest of pines and junipers, appears the beautiful and wild cove of Cala Cipolla. It is framed by two headlands of pink granite that stretch towards the sea and make it appear like a natural pool. The beach is located just east of the promontory of Capo […]