Prosciutto and Provolone Stuffed Peppers: Holy Cow

When starting this blog, I made a decision that I wasn’t going to post ramblings on other peoples food – restaurants, markets, whatever. While it’s true that I spend a significant majority of my time thinking about other people’s restaurants, markets and food, there are already enough people doing a fine job writing about this and one more would just make it bla-zee as they say.


I was at Lucca the other day – my most favorite Italian deli in San Francisco (and I know my Italian delis) and as I do each time I’m there, I picked up something that I haven’t yet tried: Cherry peppers stuffed with prosciutto and provolone.luccapeppers1Oh mama.

I can hardly talk about it, it makes my heart flutter. Instead, I will take a short moment to IMPLORE you to stop by your local Italian deli and get a few. You will die a happy person, I promise you this. See: luccapeppers21

They are a fairly common Italian snack and any place that offers fresh cured meats and cheeses should have them. If not, try this:


Pork Store Brooklyn
Mariano Foods

Next up from Lucca is marinated pig’s feet. What do you think it’ll be like?