When Italia was a child, she didn't care for green beans and did what so many of us did as children: Snuck them to her dog. After her father discovered her subterfuge, there was a green bean dish on the table every day for two weeks.
Green bell peppers, Italia explained in her book, are the second most popular ingredient in the cooking of Naples, after tomatoes.
Plant-based eating is gaining momentum in the food world for many reasons. Some choose a diet sans meat, dairy, and animal products for ethical reasons; others, for health purposes
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