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food articles

A selection of articles regarding ingredients and preparations, seen from an unusual angle. 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

Not Surf and Turf Mare e monti is not exactly the same as Surf and turf. In common they have …

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Tomatoes It’s fried tomato time. The more mature examples transform in tomato sauce or soup. The firmer ones become salads …

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Ruminent pasta Paglia e fieno translates as straw and hay. And although you don’t need to be a ruminant, it …

Jan Theo

Not a looker Monkfish is not the prettiest amongst fish. A huge head, slimy skin and beady eyes. Reason why …

Jan Theo

Beyond discussion Pork meat has a profound effect on people. Lambasted by muslims, vegetarians and health pundits, worshipped by others. …

Jan Theo

What’s in a name? Very toothsome indeed. The word tomato derives from the original south American (Nahuati) name ‘tomatl’. A …

Jan Theo

Burro e salvia Burro e salvia, butter and sage. A classic condiment for ravioli and tortellini. But it can easily …

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In the beginning… This preparation is pure and represent the basics of Sicilian cooking. Fresh, seasonable ingredients, no frills. A …

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Nero Nero is the Italian word for black. And usually black is not the color you want your food to …

Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
cutting board with cold meat, a chili pepper and a knife: very Sicilian indeed
pasta feudo Mondello

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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
silhouette of a man eating, wearing a typical Sicilian Coppola

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banner il Sicilano, the best aperitif place in the old town