Cured pork sausages drying in a butcher’s shop in Carovigno, Puglia. These were four days into a twenty four day aging.

Cured pork sausages drying in a butcher’s shop in Carovigno, Puglia. These were four days into a twenty four day aging.

Red peppercorns, picked from a tree in the countryside near Brindisi in Puglia, Italy.  
 The plan is to dry them, and to infuse the aromatic leaves into olive oil.

Red peppercorns, picked from a tree in the countryside near Brindisi in Puglia, Italy. 

The plan is to dry them, and to infuse the aromatic leaves into olive oil.