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s'a ciappa

meat cooked on slate

Liguria has numerous slate quarries, and when they're not supplying makers of pool tables, the slabs come in handy to slow cook meats outdoors on the thick heavy stone.

A Sagra della carne in s'a ciappa takes place every July in Verzi di Lorsica in Genoa province.

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Text © Dana Facaros & Michael Pauls

Image by sousvide