Be grateful. It defies fear and hatred, and it celebrates life and love.
Growing up in the ‘big toe’ of the boot (Calabria), my mother would often help my Nonna make these peppers & garlic for the workers who picked olives on their farm.
A family favorite, zucchini & garlic pasta is an easy & light summer dish.
This is a great recipe to make with family and friends – an interactive meal where everyone has a role, all of the components come together, and you spend fun, quality time with those you love (while eating delicious authentic Italian food).
And 8 weeks later we have COPPA~! This family-made version of what many call ‘capicola,’ is salt-cured pork shoulder, dressed with spices and wrapped in all-natural casing.
“Do you have cheese in your pockets,” the agent asked me. “What? Pardon?” I couldn’t believe my ears. I looked back at my brother with an intense look of panic and mouthed, “They know.”