Carrot Caponata

Here I am still in Italian mode. If it’s been a theme of the past week, it’s certainly a theme in my life – learning Italian, Italian friends, cooking Italian food more than any other, travelling to Italy at least once or twice a year … and being called Nonna¬†(Italian for grandmother) by my little […]

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Caponata Siciliana

I enjoyed the second episode of Sicily Unpacked last Friday¬†as much as the first and even got out an old album of photos of my holiday in Sicily with my daughter nine years ago. We went to Enna too, a town right in the middle of the island and also the highest, giving magnificent views […]

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TV Review: Sicily Unpacked

I’m having a bit of a review week but I couldn’t resist writing about this great new series, the first part of which was on BBC2 tonight. At the risk of sounding sad, I’d been looking forward to it all day – Andrew Graham-Dixon, Giorgio Locatelli and Sicily all in one! I love Graham-Dixon’s programmes […]

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