Dear sweet Norma,

I’ve missed the richness of your eggplant, the bright smile of your fresh sun-gold tomatoes,

and the playful sting of your Mama Lil’s pickled goathorn peppers.

let us be apart no longer, and take my Lumache into your embrace……..

lumache al Norma

Also today:

Bucatini, al’Amatriciana

Spaghettini, in Salsa Siciliana