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Testaccio Market, Wrong Season, Wrong Reason, Right Recipe – Courgettes Sweet and Sour – Caponata di Zucchine

I had a somewhat bizarre experience at Rome’s Testaccio market once.  The old Testaccio market, that is, the one that was razed to the ground a couple of years ago.  An appointment had been made for me to meet a … Continue reading

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Sartor’s Arrosticini Messinesi with a Green Sauce

Daniele from the Sartor Butcher’s at the Testaccio market told me that he was inspired to make these skewers after watching some little old ladies sitting outside their house in Messina, crafting little ‘pouches’ of meat stuffed with cheese and … Continue reading

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