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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

Bellini’s Norma Pasta alla Norma originates in Catania. Just as Vincenzo Bellini’s masterpiece. Why the dish takes the name of …

Jan Theo

A sandy picnic Summertime, heat, sea, beach. A phenomenon most of you living in the northern hemisphere yearly experience. Beach …

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What’s in a name The word involtini refers to rolls or roulades. An outer layer envelops a filling. The list …

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What’s in a name Picchi pacchio, pronounced as ‘pee-ki pack-ioo. Some claim different yet similar names as correct. Picchiu pacchiu, …

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What’s granita Granita is a wonderful union of two liquids and sugar. Brought to freezing temperature and mixed. It would be …

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What’s hummus? Hummus is not a Sicilian dish. And that is somehow strange. Sicily has all ingredients, in abundance. Yet, …

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In a nutshell Pistachio or pistacchio (IT) comes from Asia. The ancient Greek liked what they saw and imported the …

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Ideology and intolerance Milk braised pork loin is an exclusive dish. It excludes vegetarians and the lactose intolerant. The presence …

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Capparis spinosa Capers are the buds of this particular plant. It is a hard choice. Or you have a beautiful …

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