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

Jan Theo
Carrello aka shopping cart The carrello or shopping cart is a universal item. It does not  change shape throughout the …
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1. L’autista: digest Digest in Palermo. Although the bar that popularized the drink has long closed, the recipe survives. People …
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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. Pani ca’ meusa This iconic sandwich is Palermo’s pride. It is so very easy to tempt a Palermitan to …
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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 …
Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
pasta feudo Mondello

Further more

Vini Cassarà - Kilim
Frolla Divina cookies, three categories
Feudo Mondello
Vini Cassarà - Sicilian Mastery

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