cotechino and lentils Italian New Year's dish

What Is Cotechino?

cotechinoTaylor Markarian
It would be unfair to claim that this Italian delicacy’s popularity is a recent occurrence. Cotechino (Zampone) has been enjoyed by Italians, and other ethnic groups for that matter, for centuries. However, its history is just as intriguing. It all began in Gavello; a town in the Italian region of Veneto, about 37 miles southwest of Venice. In 1511, Gavello [...]