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Caponata di melanzane col cioccolato (Sicilian aubergine, celery, olive and bitter chocolate come stew come relish)

Caponata is another hallmark of Sicilian cooking: a sweet and sour dish of deep fried aubergines and celery, simmered in tomato sauce, with sultanas, olives, capers, bitter chocolate  and sprinkled with toasted pine nuts or almonds: it id munificent and delicious, tasting exotic and complex. 789 more words


Homemade Marinara Recipe

Marinara is a staple in Italian and Sicilian food. It’s fairly easy to make and there are so many variations of that it can be tailored to fit almost any pasta, vegetarian or meat dish… Perhaps you just want to have a snack and want a good tasting dip for breadsticks.  688 more words


Sicilia 2017: Mercato del pesce di Catania e altre sicilianità (Sicily 2017: Catania fish market and other Sicilian things)


Butcher stall



Sicilian pastries

Sicily 2017: Catania, Val di Noto (Ibla, Modica, Noto), Siracusa-Ortigia. Che dire? What can I say? Beautiful, vital, real, gutsy, honest, crumbling, excessive, generous, poor, rich – everything and its opposite. 17 more words

Verdure - Vegetables

How to Cook Italian while Diabetic

My first big issue when I became diabetic was trying to cook foods that I could eat. I sadly thought I would have to miss out on my favorite Italian dishes full of pasta and bread. 206 more words

Type 1 Diabetes

In a Sicilian Kitchen

I admit it – for the most part, I don’t like when a friend recommends a restaurant.  That’s a facet of my entertainment life I’d like to hand pick. 783 more words

Dining Out

Meri's Adventures in Sicily | Le Avventure di Meri in Sicilia

Meri’s Adventures in Sicily

Here I am…After a very long time without posting on my blog, I hope you’ve missed me a  little bit !!! First of all, today’s post is all about my love for taking pictures and the celebration of my beloved country: L’Italia. 330 more words