The Gluttonous Wife—La ghiuttuna
It’s been told that once upon a time there was a husband and wife. Thehusband did the shopping in the morning and brought home meat andpasta. “Cook these things,” he said to this wife, “they’ll refresh us.” After he left, his wife went into the kitchen to prepare everything for cook-
ing. When the meal was half cooked, she began to taste the food, unknown to her husband. Well, she tasted and tasted until she finished eating everything. Then she became frightened when she thought about her husband returning.