Ancestral Food: Sicilian Caponata

My life has always been intertwined with Italy, Italian culture weaving through each fundamental moment and milestone. I was adopted by Italians and grew up in an Italian American household. I learned to cook from my Italian foremothers. I married an Italian. I co-created two half-Italian children, and now, I live in Italy. It has been my destiny to be tangled up with this place.Recently I worked with an Italian publishing company who was tasked to create a magazine focused on Pasta for an American client. They needed someone who understood the language, cuisines, and palates, not to mention the availability of ingredients of both cultures to edit the magazine. It was an honor for me to be that editor* In the letter from the editor, I spoke of my … Continue reading Ancestral Food: Sicilian Caponata