“More salt,” says Natalie Saitta, as she checks the water in the big pot of pasta bubbling away on a portable burner. Beside her, Mary Ianni nods, as the two of them test whether the penne is al dente yet. Behind them, two more women are slicing bread and chopping onion and tomato for what will become a plate of vibrant bruschetta, decorated with edible flowers from the garden where all of this is taking place.

Source: Nonnas and yiayias are sharing their recipes at this community garden