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Monthly Archive for July, 2010

Bella Sicilia 2!

We woke up everyday thinking about food, planning where to eat and looking out for the best spots to taste Sicilian specialties! On one occasion, the staff at La Petrara Resort cooked for us all and we had a lovely menu which we washed down with tasty home-made white wine. This is what we ate: […]


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Bella Sicilia!

It has become our yearly custom to visit Sicily for 4/5 days in mid-July with a couple of friends and together with my parents. This year we also had the pleasure of being accompanied by baby Carla who at 1 year and 4 months she turns out to be an avid food lover and a […]

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Fresh Sardines

These cheap fish can make an exclusive variety of dishes which are delicious, especially in Summer! Although many fishermen use sardines as bait, I must say that this fish are a large source of omega-3, protein, calcium, B12 and vitamin D. Another pro is that they are relatively bought for few euros – just ask […]

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Sea urchins

Sea urchins are a culinary delicacy and when considering the work required to pick them from the seabed, open them and clean them up you will understand why a small tub costs around 9 euros! Yet it is definitely worth the money! Sea urchins can form part of a delicate meal and eaten raw with […]

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Millions of peaches peaches for me

Grilled peaches with almonds & ricotta Need a fruity refreshing dessert for a BBQ? This is the right one. You need: 4 robust peaches 250g ricotta 1 lemon 100g slivered almonds 6 tblsp honey 2 tblsp sugar Place the slivered almonds in a large non-stick pan and toast them without using any oil. Turn them […]

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