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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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Happy Holidays Buccellato is a typical Christmas period sweet. It ain’t exactly a light cake. Under a layer of shortcrust …

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Not only white United in colors they come and yet white prevails. Not a social but a culinary consideration. The …

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The chicken and the orange Chicken and poultry in general match well. More than sweetness, orange brings tanginess. It makes …

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A classic autumn dish Few dishes capture autumn better than zucca risotto. A transitionary treat, saluting summer, welcoming winter. This …

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Choosing and precaution Marinated tuna uses fresh tuna. And as we learned, fresh fish is prone to anisakis, a nasty …

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

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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 …

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

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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