Philly-style Italian hoagie

When I lived in the Philadelphia area, my dad started making Italian hoagies. Later, when my parents opened the Scotto's restaurant in New Zealand, this was one of its most popular menu items.



  1. Slice the baguette in half, removing the ends.
  2. Tear out the middle of the bread, leaving a shell.
  3. Layer ham, salami, and provolone inside the bread.
  4. Add tomato, then onion.
  5. Add lettuce.
  6. Slather with cherry pepper relish.
  7. Drizzle with olive oil.
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.