Around the island, traffic is frequently slowed by local livestock: cows, goats, and chickens. It’s ok, there’s no rush. When you see goat on the menu, that is always a good choice.
In my visit to Palermo, I toured the markets and learned the favorite local street foods. I’ll share how to make a couple of them at home.
The salt pans of the Trapani area have been in constant operation since the days of the Phoenicians.
“What do you want on your pizza?”
Why does this question stop me in my tracks every time? Even if I thought long and hard about it beforehand, when faced with the ultimate choice, my brain will just freeze.
Sicily is a paradise for the senses. The sights, sounds, tastes, and smells of Sicily draw you right into the culture. The people you meet in Sicily every day are rightfully happy and proud of this wonderful place, and it is their great pleasure to share this with you. With such a passionate people, it is only natural that there would be great food.
Yep. I spent a lot of time looking for things in the woods, and it drove me to nuts. Walnuts, that is. Juglans nigra to be specific, the eastern black walnut.
Good camp food means planning ahead, preparing some things at home. It can also mean we take a few short cuts, using some prepared or canned foods. By using good ingredients and techniques along with a few short cuts, it is possible to have some really great food in the wild.
I’m a sucker for custard. Savory or sweet, I love them all. I’m also a fan of homemade, yet convenient, grab and go breakfast foods. Here’s a tasty dish that brings it all together.
This smoked turkey roll takes a bit of work to prepare, but the resulting masterpiece can be served as the centerpiece of an easy meal, sliced for sandwiches, or as an item on an elegant charcuterie platter.
Ring bologna is a common snack in Pennsylvania Dutch culture. Every meat processor there has their own spin on it, and they typically have a regular type and garlic ring bologna. Given the choice, I go for the garlic, naturally.