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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.

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

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

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Italian not Italian Whereas tomatoes are not native to Italy, sun dried tomatoes are. It is the oldest way of …

Jan Theo

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

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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 …

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Better an egg today than… Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow. Specially in dire times. Eggs are probably …

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Easy cheesy Cheesy as in containing loads of cheese. Though having cheese with marmalade, jam or honey as an aperitif …

Sampolo 246 - Cultori del Gusto
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

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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