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San Gandolfo Festival
The 7th Wednesday after Easter and the 3rd week end in September
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The Most Holy Crucifix
Starts May 1st
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La Sagra delle Nocciole (The Hazelnut Festival)
Always in August usually after the 15th, a moveable date

Lo Sfoglio
Late August

Santa Lucia
December 13


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A Delicious Sicilian Apricot

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 26 Jun 2018


Local and Sweet

As I walked through Piazza Mazzini, the main piazza in the charming village of Isnello (in the Madonie Mountains), one day last week, it was close to lunch time and a corner fruit shop was still open. And just above the box of tiny pears was a case of  ‘albicocca Isnello’ - apricots from Isnello.

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Sicilian Travels

Posted by Suzanne Turrisi on 10 Jun 2018


Sicily, Sicily, Sicily I am returning to Sicily mid June and it will almost be the start of the Sicilian summer. I will spend a few weeks at the house in Polizzi in the Madonie Mountains with some short trips to places (both new and familiar) across the island.

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