Seven Top Tips: How to cook pasta like a real Sicilian Godmother

Originally posted on The Dangerously Truthful Diary of a Sicilian Housewife:
When I got married, I was given a 35 person dinner service which had belonged to my husband’s grandmother. Not just a 35 person dinner service, but a nine-course 35 person dinner service. “I’m sorry a couple of items have got broken over the…

Fancy some nuts?

Originally posted on The Dangerously Truthful Diary of a Sicilian Housewife:
I photographed these traditional Sicilian market stalls during the village festival this summer. They sell all kinds of nuts, and a few typical sweets as well. The vendors travel around Sicily from village festival to village festival – there’s always one going on somewhere…