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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

The Sicilian signature The importance of this pine nuts and raisin in the Sicilian kitchen is hardly estimable. Where some …

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Legumes are back in town Although legumes have never been away, they are being welcomed as saviors. Rich in proteins …

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Fun facts regarding tomatoes They were among the loot the Spanish brought back from their business trips to South America …

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Pasta with potatoes?! Respecting standards of taste, authenticity and decorum, it is the easiest and probably cheapest recipe known to …

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Garlic and oil Garlic and oil is one of Italy’s most iconic dishes, prepared by penniless students after midnight, renewed …

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Fun with breadcrumb Cheap, fast and somehow saucy, no, not the girls working behind the station but breadcrumbs. It’s source, …

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Pesto alla Genovese Pesto is a preparation more than a dish; it translates as ‘I beat’, and that is what …

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Sardines Humblest of the Mediterranean fish, probably also the most reckless one since it is caught in large quantities. Fishmongers …

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Swordfish The expression “What’s in a name?” could not be more out of place than with describing swordfish: a fish …

cutting board with cold meat, a chili pepper and a knife: very Sicilian indeed

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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
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silhouette of a man eating, wearing a typical Sicilian Coppola

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