This weekend, San Cono in Catania province, which is considered the capital of the prickly pear, will celebrate the bounty of the season at the 34th Annual Sagra del Fico d’India. Cooking demonstrations, workshops about how to cut and eat the tuna (the proper name of the fruit), tastings, and live music are the focus…
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Feasting on Fichi d’India or Prickly Pears
I grew up eating fruit after every meal. Little did I know when I was a kid, that this practice came directly from my Sicilian heritage. I was reminded of that this past month in Sicily, when, after most of my meals, I enjoyed one of the two fruits in season–white melon and fichi d’India….