My mum grew up in a small Italian village near Naples and with this idyllic lifestyle came the very real existence of sustainable living and bartering produce with neighbours and fellow villagers.
My mum’s family would trade goats’ milk for eggs and my great-grandmother would use those eggs to make this very simple and quick egg casserole style dish for her family.
This quirky little dish where boiled eggs are braised in a rich, herb infused, tomato salsa has been passed down throughout the generations. It’s a classic southern Italian dish that stems from Cucina Povera (loosely translated as the poor man’s kitchen). Hope you enjoy this as much as our family does.