On one of my trips to Puglia, I discovered a unmarked jar in a restaurant in Martina Franca. One had peppers one had eggplant. The bell pepper one is a local specialty with a kick of chili. One bite and I was in love!
The lovely rosy, red okra I found in my CSA box last week deserved more than just being chopped up in a salad. So, I decided to give them the star treatment and made delightful sweet and spicy pickles out of them.