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Travel Blogs from Marina di Sibari
... I had never thought too much about the origin of licorice, even if a dedicated follower of chocolate bullets since childhood. It comes from a root, and has been used in China, in various concentrations and presentations, as medicine. The bush itself grows wild, and has defied attempts to transplant it to other locations within southern Italy.
With black tongues, headed off to see Rocca Imperiale. We'd spotted the castello on its rocky pinacle as we ...
... that was closed the other night, which Enzo, Adriana, and Federico all say is the best gelateria in Calabria. They weren't lying. The pistachio gelato was so good it actually made me sad--because I don't think I will ever be able to enjoy pistachio ice cream ever again, it will always be a let down compared to this. I am definitely going to try to go there again before I leave.
... it's identity. Still, I knew I had to at least try it. The taste wasn't bad, but I couldn't get over the texture. So after I ate two tentacles I apologized to Adriana and explained that I didn't like it. Her response? No worries, because she doesn't like it either. ...
Tonight at dinner Federico asked what I liked better: ice cream in Italy or ice cream in America? I told him that I couldn't really answer that question because I hadn't tried very much Italian ice cream. Challenge accepted. Enzo suggested that we all go out and get some gelato after dinner, and so we did! There was a brief debate over which gelateria to go to; Matilde wanted to go ...
... So we did, and we made a bunch of other ornaments too. Unfortunately we didn't have any food coloring, so after a failed attempt at using tumeric to make the dough yellow, we decided to just color our fingers with markers and use them to add color.
Not exactly an English lesson, but I think it worked out well. ...
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