All but abstinent

Fill raise and with the wonderful local wines and liquors.

Jan Theo
Introduction: Luigi Salvo I did not expect Luigi Salvo to answer me, let alone come over for a chat. It felt as having the pope dropping by for a chat on religion. Luigi Salvo is, apart from a renowned wine journalist, a sommelier, an AIS (Italian Sommelier association) official, writer, blogger and international judge for …
Jan Theo
Summer lunch Many people undergo the seasons. Sicilians adapt to them. In summer the lunch starts later. And lunch itself is lighter. Eating in the shade of an olive tree or on an aired terrace is charming. Especially in good company. Usually Sicilians eat pasta for summer lunches. Heavy eating would compromise the successive nap. …
Jan Theo
Bitter sweet symphony The Italian word amaro translates as bitter. As a drink, served at the end of a meal, it pretends helping to digest. Unlike wine it is not a daily served product. Restaurants may offer it. Or make you pay for one. Heavy eating in general calls for amaro. Christmas, Easter, birthdays, dinner parties, …
Jan Theo
Setting This is the time of the year Italy goes on holidays. Shops, banks, administration, all are closed. The doctor and the plumber are at the beach, the mechanic and the lawyer in the country side. Some foreign based supermarkets keep open and people working there do not try hard to hide their sorrow. Instead …
Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
three bottles representing the Sicilian white and red wine, liquor
pasta feudo Mondello

Further more

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

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
silhouette of a man eating, wearing a typical Sicilian Coppola

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