Porchetta (the pig)
fresh pork picnic shoulder, bone in (you will bone it out or your butcher will do it). If you are deft with a boning knife it's not difficult.
fistful of kosher salt
ground white pepper
bunch fresh chives, chopped (optional)
fennel pollen, or alternatively fennel seed ground in a spice grinder. See note below.
branches fresh rosemary, leaves finely chopped
good olive oil
white wine (for basting)
or 8 crusty Italian sandwich rolls
Salsa Verde (Italian style)
bunch flat leaf parsley
anchovy filets either salt packed (rinsed) or in oil (avoid 'pizza' anchovies!).
salt packed capers (rinsed)
extra virgin olive oil
light dash of red wine vinegar