food articles

A selection of articles regarding ingredients and preparations, seen from an On why and how people prepare food, on where and when they eat. Far from comprehensive these articles try to complementary to the vast existing material.

Jan Theo
What’s in a name The word involtini refers to rolls or roulades. An outer layer envelops a filling. The list …
Jan Theo
What’s in a name Picchi pacchio, pronounced as ‘pee-ki pack-ioo. Some claim different yet similar names as correct. Picchiu pacchiu, …
Jan Theo
What’s granita Granita is a wonderful union of two liquids and sugar. Brought to freezing temperature and mixed. It would be …
Jan Theo
What’s hummus? Hummus is not a Sicilian dish. And that is somehow strange. Sicily has all ingredients, in abundance. Yet, …
Jan Theo
In a nutshell Pistachio or pistacchio (IT) comes from Asia. The ancient Greek liked what they saw and imported the …
Jan Theo
Ideology and intolerance Milk braised pork loin is an exclusive dish. It excludes vegetarians and the lactose intolerant. The presence …
Jan Theo
Capparis spinosa Capers are the buds of this particular plant. It is a hard choice. Or you have a beautiful …
Jan Theo
What is an aperitif? The earliest sources of the aperitif go way back to medicine man Hippocrates. His bitter brews …
Jan Theo
What is ricotta? Ricotta is an Italian whey cheese. Cow, sheep and even buffalo milk can become ricotta. The name …
Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
cutting board with cold meat, a chili pepper and a knife: very Sicilian indeed
pasta feudo Mondello

Further more

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Vini Cassarà - Sicilian Mastery

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