The salt pans of Nubia, near Trapani along Sicily’s west coast are renowned by cooks throughout the world for the delicious sea salt Sicilians have harvested from here for centuries. The tuna fishing industry, which has existed here since Phoenician times (c. 800 BCE), prompted the development of the salt pans because salt is an…
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Don’t Take It With A Grain Of Salt
Meanwhile on Allison’s Secret Sicily tour earlier this month… during our visit to Trapani’s Salt Museum and the region’s salt pans, we learned how arduous collecting salt is and about the many ups and downs of the economics of the industry over the centuries. It is a fascinating history and a beautiful site to see….