If you want a bit of good luck this coming New Year, you will want to add pig trotter and lentils to your New Year’s menu – Italian style. Yep, you heard us right, one of the typical menu items you will find on Italian tables on New Year’s is indeed pig foot and lentils, a meal which has a long running tradition as a holiday meal since the 18th century and has remained so thanks to its extremely savory and rich flavors.
There are plenty of variations on this meal now and its traditional recipes varies to make it more of a modern twist to keep the tradition alive. Try pairing this dish with a Tuscan red this New Year and enjoy the New Year with a bit of Italian luck.
Now we all know that no New Year is complete without a bit of bubbly! Top your Italian meal with an Italian sparkling wine