Sicily at its best: salsa di pomodoro

Sicily at its best: salsa di pomodoro

In Palazzo Lanza Tomasi the summer heat dims and the sea breeze flows through the French windows. On the terrace, the sunlight sweeps through, sending flickers of sunshine onto the newly born tortoises. Nibbling on a fallen hibiscus flower, they bumble through the...
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Only a few times during the Summer, under the darkness of a night with a full moon (what those in the know call a Full Sturgeon Moon) a spectacular event occurs on my terrace – the blooming of the Queen of the Night.