Bizzarely-Named Foods: These Sicilian Cookies

Normally, I avoid posting two food pictures in succession, but I wanted to thank journalist Sharon McDonnell for including me in her latest story for Fodor’s Travel about bizarrely-named foods! (Thank you!) When McDonnell asked for such examples, these biscotti immediately came to mind. Called Lingua di Suocera, or Mother-Law’s Tongue, perhaps this pastry gets…

Brown Cows In Sicily

Modican cows are a beautiful breed that are primarily cultivated in southeastern Sicily. Their milk is used to make excellent cheese and ricotta. Note that the cannoli in Ragusa Province, where this photo was taken) are (more often than not) made with ricotta from Modican cows.