herbs

garlic

Garlic: Why Do We Love You?

Sicilians love garlic; I love garlic; the world loves it but WHY?  You make our breath questionable. Sometimes you give us indigestion, but we simply adore you. And we should. The magic cloves add a distinct flavor to Sicilian cooking, but it also has medical uses. It can prevent or […]

Old Sicily

Healing Foods : Eat Your Way to a Happy Body

I have fond memories of my nana working in her garden and chewing on herbs, mostly mint and parsley. I never understood why, but as an adult, I am pretty sure that she was trying to aid digestion. Herbs are healing foods. She always doctored herself, never visited a medical […]