Eating The Arab Roots Of Sicilian Cuisine • Discoverology

Eating The Arab Roots Of Sicilian Cuisine

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Seen from the sky, the island appears as a triangularish football being punted toward the Maghreb by Italy’s boot. It’s a pixelated reflection of Sicilian identity itself, which hovers midway between North African and European. For Sicilians, mal d’Africa is a kind of phantom continent syndrome, a sense of nostalgia for a lost homeland.

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