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Street food at famous local market Ballaro in Palermo, Italy — Photo by gregorylee

Street Food in Palermo

I was utterly charmed by Palermo when I was there less than a week ago. I admit to have been somewhat wary of it last time I visited. It was a...
Sacks of spices, seeds and salty capers from the island of Pantelleria

A day at the Ortigia market, Sicily

My first trip to Sicily was as a six year old, on the passenger ship Marconi, on the way back to Australia. It was the 1970s and the handful of...