Timpano di ‘Scammaro’ Imbottito

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By Alan Davidson

Published 1981

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This delicious and economical recipe has been adapted by Signora Jeanne Caròla from the nineteenth-century cookery book by the Duke of Buonvicino, Don Ippolito Cavalcanti. The dish was evidently well known in the first half of the last century, but has since disappeared from the Neapolitan repertoire. Having eaten the dish at Signora Caròla’s dining table, I share her hope that it will regain the popularity it deserves.

You will need a kilo of mussels and