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zucchini stew

In the Sabine hills, zucchini are called cococcia; this stew includes onions, tomatoes, eggs, parsley, stale bread, pecorino and garlic in a vegetable broth.

In late June, Paternò in Sicily holds a Sagra della cococciata.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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