Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
The fine people of Chianti are very clever with the humble pig - so much so that they created a doppelganger for tuna using pork in a dish called Tonno di Maiale - or 'Tuna of Pork'. Check out this simple dish here and prepare to wow your friends.
How to dry tomatoes in the oven and safely store them in oil. With a chewy texture and rich flavor, you'll welcome them in winter when fresh tomatoes are lacking.
Grilled courgettes (a.k.a. zucchini) in oil; perfect for salads and sides and for your antipasti platter and picnics.