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... book outside in the sunshine.
Then we were taken to a friend of Nuccio's who has a fabulous house situated up in the hills. here were about 30 people who ultimately turned up for dinner. We had a BBQ of sausages and steaks, with bread and wine. Not a salad to be seen.
It was quite cool up there in the hills, but was really enjoyable.
Everything is enjoyable when you are with Nuccio and Fiorella. Then it was home to the servants quarters to go to bed.
... Given that I am with the locals, they do know where the affordable restaurants are. During a walk we got to see Dolce and Cabana in the flesh, he seemed to be drawing quite a crowd.
For dinner we joined my cousin Nello, Paola, and their friends at "Zeppos Restaurant" for dinner. Great Sicilian Cuisine. After dinner another walk, returning to the cars before being driven home to Acireale.
Today I had a chill-out day, so Pina, Saro and I enjoyed an outing to Corso Umberto for a Peach Granita macchiato with Mandola. After breakfast we all went shopping.
I bought a pair of shorts, a new cap and some Eau de Toilette, 'Lemon Sorbet'. We also did some grocery shopping before returning home to join Zia Graziella who had made gnocchi and chicken schnitzels for lunch.
In the afternoon I took ...
After a good nights rest I woken up to a breakfast of Granita and Brioche. I believe it has been the staple diet for the whole time I have been in Sicily. The day was enjoyed relaxing by the waters of the Ionian sea and as well the frequent dips. The Mediterranean water are quite warm, but under currents which thrust into the water are freezing. After a while those shots of icy water ...
... of various meats, with salads followed by Gelato and biscotti to finish. The Sicilian's know how to make Gelato and the flavours are was delicious. I still think Aussie's do a better Barbecue.
The night grew old and so it was time to retire, so I excused myself from the party revellers and went to bed.
By the way "Buon Appetito is no longer fashionable....when dining one now says, depending on the time of day, Buon Pranzo, or Buona Cena.