Tag: Sicily

Sicily's Wine Boom.
Wine

Sicily's Wine Boom.

Sicily has been producing wine for millennia. Greeks introduced grapes here, and the plant adapted so well producing so prolifically that colonizers called it Enotria, the land of wine. Ever since, Sicilians have been producing and consuming huge quantities. In the 14th century production far surpassed consumption forcing wineries to […]

Book review: Sicily – A Way of Life in 50 Recipes.
Book Reviews

Book review: Sicily – A Way of Life in 50 Recipes.

Mediterranean food aficionados rejoice. If you want to cook fried olives, fried cheese, caponata, lemon shrimp, seafood salad, pasta with tomatoes, eggplant, peppers and capers, this book is for you. The author, Janine Saine, successfully captures Sicily’s history and culture in seven chapters, each of which includes appropriate, clearly written […]