Southern Italy Bagnara Calabra Province of Calabria
Calabria was, and continues to be, a poor region (by northern Italian standards), however the people tend to lead happy lives. From a culinary perspective, Calabrians tend to consume:
- cod (Baccalà)
- chili pepper
- Fruit (pears, peach, cactus pears, mulberry, etc.)
From a production and economic perspective, there’s not much going on. Tourism, however, is a key industry as is the production of pottery.
What is Fennel and How to Consume It
Young Scordo’s First Experience with Fennel Like most foods I love today, my first introduction to fennel was a catastrophe. My mother recalls in Christmas Eve dinner back in 1981 when a young Scordo erupted in a temper tantrum…