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... t go to waste. Some of the foods we ate were arancina(risotto balls), fried fish, vegetables and Panelle, which we made in our cooking class. We also had some beef. They were selling all parts of the cow-intestines, lungs, tongue, lips, etc. No one in our group wanted to try those, so I think we just had the regular beef. We walked over to another street where the man was cooking up spleen. Our group got 2 sandwiches and cut ...
... Our cooking class was done in this home by Nicoletta, the wife of the Duke. They live in the actual home with many antiques and historical belongings. They have also made around 13 apartments that people live in and that they rent out. This was the first class we've done where there has been a group. There were 8 of us, and we began the day by going to the market to buy the things we would need to cook our lunch. We always enjoy seeing the fresh fruits, vegetables and meats ...
... a peninsula. We walked around the streets in town and then found a restaurant which Tom wanted to go to. It was recommended to us by Sylvestro, who did our cooking class last year in Lecce. It was also #3 restaurant in the Top 10 Sicily tour book. As expected, our food was wonderful! Driving on the main highways is fairly easy. Driving in Palermo is a nightmare! Tom has nerves of steel! I don't think motorcycles are required to follow ...
... Nice to see chivalry still alive. The parents were in the middle of preparing lunch when we arrived. It was very interesting to see them prepare the meal, especially to see how sardine was cooked, a local delicacy. There were appetisers, prima plati (first plate) of pasta and rice, secondi plati and finished off with cafe.
I felt lucky and privileged to be part of the day-to-day Palermo social life, made my travel all the more special. ...
... he told us everything about the initiation ceremony and how the mafia functioned at that time. Leaving the mafia he signed his death sentence: a first assassination attempt against Verro happened in 1910 while he was in a pharmacy. After this attempt, Verro left Corleone and moved to Reggio Calabria, where he became one of the most important members of the Socialist Italian Party and the director of the "Camera del Lavoro", a center for the Italian Syndicalists labor unions. ...