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Watermelon Pizza

Tweet Watermelon seems to be the quintessential fruit of summer for many folks. In Italy, there is a proliferation of fruit stands selling this thirst-quenching fruit, by the slice and in cups. Summertime is also the season of picnics, barbecues and backyard dinner parties. So, rather than bring your “usual” fruit salad, why not up […]

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Gelo di Melone

Tweet The Feast of Santa Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, Sicily, takes place in mid-July. This annual festival is held to honor the “little saint” (La Santuzza) for saving the people of Palermo from the Black Plague (1624). The festivities include a procession to the sea, music, dancing, fireworks and an abundance of food. This […]

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Watermelon Gorgonzola & Balsamic Drizzle

Tweet In Italy, watermelon is the most prominent fruit of the summer. After spending a day in the hot summer sun, there is nothing quite so refreshing as a cold juicy slice. Because watermelon is such a great thirst quencher, you will find a proliferation of fruit stands selling it by the slice or in […]

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