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  • Pasta/Pesto: Sicily Direct

    Busiate al Pesto Trapanese When a Sicilian friend Gabriella Becchina took me a couple of years ago to Mulini del Ponte, a grist mill in the heart of Castelvetrano, her hometown in southwestern…

  • Tuscan wheat

    Wheat Harvest

    When I first came to Italy, too many years ago now to count, it was just about this time of year, late June or early July. We drove down through the Crete…