Mosaic of “Our Flavors”

Mosaico di Safari Nostrani

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Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

Nostrano is a particular Italian word. Very simply, it means “ours.” Yet it implies much more: home, family, terrain, tradition. So sapori nostrani, in which the word is used in its plural form, would immediately suggest the comfort and intimacy derived from familiar flavors. I tasted this dish in Spilimbergo, one of Italy’s foremost centers of the art of making mosaics. Many dishes there have that name even if they are more a combination of distinct ingredients that retain their cha