I was sent out on assignment to explore international delis and markets. I found a lot of amazing food and terrific people and ended up buying a lot of really amazing ingredients to incorporate into home cooked meals.

Prosciutto, by Jackie Alpers, Tucson, Arizona travel + food photographer

Whole prosciutto at an Italian deli.

Italian Bread by Jackie Alpers

Really big Italian Bread

 

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Feta cheese for sale at an Middle Eastern market

 

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Baklava to go.

 

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Jewish Deli