Federal Hill Cookbook
The turn of the Century became a time of transition for food and traditions. specialties such as lentils, polenta, calamari and baccala' were peasant foods with which Italians were familiar and accustomed to eating, but were also foods which estranged them from other nationalities. These foods were not available in local grocery stores or listed on restaurant menus. As Italian communities gathered together and developed in section of cities, food was only one, yet a primary factor in bringing immigrants together.....more
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The Federal Hill Cookbook "Flavors & Knowledge" ...pass on the traditions !