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Panzanella Salad

Tweet Italians waste nothing … not even stale bread! Bread salad is a perfect example of la cucina povera, peasant food. Only a few humble ingredients are needed to turn yesterday’s bread into a satisfying meal. Use summer’s juiciest, vine-ripened tomatoes, a chewy, rustic, country bread, a good red wine vinegar and your best fruity, […]

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Panzanella Portabello

Tweet   “I don’t think you can find a poorer dish than this one,” says Sofia Loren of this stale bread salad. “As a child during the war, when I’d see my grandmother busy preparing panzanella, I’d know right away that our household had run out of money. But I loved this kind of food […]

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