The New Orleans Muffuletta Sandwich



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Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

Lavender & Lovage

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

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A Muffuletta Sandwich is a popular sandwich originating among the Italian immigrants in New Orleans, Louisiana. A Sicilian sesame round bread loaf is stuffed with ham, salami, cheese and an olive salad. This is a sandwich that will feed a crowd and is perfect for picnics as well as an ultimate sandwich snack. NB: The first Muffuletta sandwich is attributed to Mr. Salvatore Lupo, of Central Grocery Store, who in 1906 started to fill classic muffuletto sesame bread with charcuterie, cheese an