Friday, September 30, 2011

Peppers and Italian Sausage!

The historic Mediterranean struggle against hunger resulted in a vast repertoire of fresh, dried, and salted sausages and cured meats. Although the origin of sausages is to be found in the classical period, if not earlier, it was during the Middle Ages that sausage-making abounded. Salt meat often took the form of sausages, and the sausage peddler in Italian towns was a familiar character.

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