This is the first time I’ve been in Sicily in February, and I must say, it is a treat because it’s citrus season! The weather has been spring-like (which isn’t normal for January my cousin, Experience Sicily’s Filippo Buttitta, told me today). Sicily is a semi-tropical climate, and here in Palermo, the northern part of…
On my recent visit to Taormina, I couldn’t resist purchasing these earrings featuring Sicilian carts.
“Aceto e Olio” (vinegar and oil) ceramic containers are found on most Sicilian tables. Designs featuring lemons–one of the island’s principal crops–pervade home kitchens. Anna Boria, from Caltagirone, the city of ceramics, is the artist of this rendition of the lemon Aceto e Olio service set.
Different interpretations of lemons can be found painted on ceramics throughout Sicily. These are by artist Mirella Pipia.