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Falling for figs

Falling for figs

As a kid, Julian Sarraino remembers being curious about the weird fruit his family ate when they visited Sicily. “Once I started eating them, I thought, ‘Wow, this is really good, not too sweet and with a great texture,’ ” says Sarraino, vice-president marketing and sales for Fresh Taste at the Ontario Food Terminal. Depending … Continue reading

Sicilian wanderings

Sicilian wanderings

Night falls in the village of Porto Palo, steps from the ocean on Sicily’s southwest coast. We got here just in time. Not sure we’d have found the Da Vittorio B&B and restaurant in the dark, and we would have missed the orange and olive groves along the narrow road. Our rooms are  large but spare , a letdown after our  lovely hotel rooms of … Continue reading