Peppe and his best friend butcher 2-3 pigs a year, which will provide for their families throughout the year. I was lucky enough to assist them for a whole day of pork ‘transformation’. I learned how to cut guanciale, pancetta, salsicce, as well as how to make coppa, prosciutto and cotiche.
Two men fighting over the price of an Octopus in the port of Bari, with a crowd of people watching them.
Woman making home-made fettuccine
Three men and a woman hanging out on a hot summer day
Piazza San Cosimato, Rome
Woman cleaning freshly fished anchovies, which will then be put in barrels to salt. Each anchovies is carefully cleaned by hand.
Grandfather and Grandson
‘Ao ma lo vedi che rimorchio ancora? Guarda sta ragazzetta me sta a fa na foto’
‘Nonno! ma nun lo vedi che sei vecchio e panzone?’
Grandfather is explaining to his grandson he is still handsome enough to pick up ladies (referring to me), while the grandson is telling him he is far too old and his belly is far too big.
Campo de Fiori market