We’re about a third of our way into our Sicilian adventure. Driving around the Island is a load of fun, and truly not as terrifying as I had expected. We’re doing good, we really are. We’ve named our car Elaine, after the one and only Elaine Benes. She’s hot stuff, naturally.
Elaine took us from Catania, where I made friends with Johnny, the fruit vendor.
A whole bag of nectarines for 1 euro? Yes please.
We then headed to our beloved Ortigia, in Syracuse. Day trips to Ragusa and Ferla have been beautiful.
And the food has been spectacular. No surprises there, right?
Here we have a humble little market meal. With some chilled vino to help ease us into the afternoon.
Leaves, fresh basil, tomato. Bread, salami. More tomatoes. Everywhere, tomatoes. I now eat them like apples. I’ve also been enjoying the most heavenly ricotta while in Sicily. I fear I’ll never eat as well again…
Next we head inland, before visiting a few more coastal towns. We’ll end our Sicilian trip in the feisty beast that is Palermo. Detailed posts on Sicily will follow. I promise to show you each scoop of gelato and every strand of spaghetti. It’s all been a dream, truly.