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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

Italian parsley Prezzemolo or Italian parsley has flat leaves. Whereas the so-called French parsley has curly leaves. Italian parsley is …

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Bland but versatile Few cuts are as bland a sliced chicken breast. Everything tastes like chicken breast. And nothing tastes …

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Season’s embrace Strawberries and oranges follow each other up chronologically. For a short period they lay together at the greengrocer’s. …

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Digest this! Bell pepper is hard to digest. Some joke and say you only have to eat one to have …

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Another cabbage? The Savoy cabbage is akin to the green cabbage. The real difference lays in the form of their …

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Southern Italy Also peperoncino divides Italy in North and South. Where the North reluctantly uses chili pepper while the South …

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Cans and cants Catch as catch can. Storing seasonable fresh ingredients for a rainy day is a nice idea. Whether …

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Shrimp vs prawn Shrimp and prawn are two different animals. Both are decapods  -ten legs- but that’s where the similarity …

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Mexico and Sicily Chicken in chocolate sauce has a Mexican mother. She goes by the name of Mole de pollo. …

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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