Think in taste, appreciate the ordinary

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5 things

Penta-lists of triviality trying not to be paltry, preferring frivolity over platitude, giving a meaning to the unimportance. , a ray of light in dark days, fun facts that one day will come in handy. Or not.

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1. Artichoke war Ciro Terranova, Corleone born, was America’s awesome ‘artichoke king‘. He founded the dynasty, he never was a …

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1. Artichokes ‘Villanella’ A simple yet delicious dish. Since it is very hard to get the recipe wrong, the  ‘Villanella’ …

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1. Latte di mandorla: a nutty drink Almond milk shares only the physical aspect with dairy. Peeled almonds are soaked, …

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1. Broccolo ain’t no broccoli Cauliflower, or cavolfiore becomes ‘broccolo‘ in Sicily. Actually they’d call them ‘vrocculi’ or ‘rocculi’. What …

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1. Pasta with sea urchins ‘Hedgehogs of the sea’ as they call them in Italy are more than a nuisance …

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1. Stuffed beef roll Locals call it ‘false lean meat’ (falsomagro). And indeed far from lean the name may have …

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1. Sarde beccafico Born as an imitation. Instead of little fig eating birds, people used sardines. Rolled up with the …

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1. Pasta with sardines Cultural heritage is never easy to handle. Should it be preserved as such? Or rather updated …

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Having breakfast at the bar is so typical Italian it would be a pity to miss out on. Set your alarm clock and join the jam

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Further more

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Frolla Divina cookies, three categories
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Reference.guru

man sleeping on a bench with a typical Sicilian hat

From dusk till dawn

From dusk till dawn

An arbitrary selection of the finest place to stay overnight
snooze
Porta maqueda
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