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A Taste of Ash at the Festival of ‘Mostarda’ and Prickly Pears

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Zigzagging our way up the Hyblaean mountain range, we went past rocky walls and fichi d'inda (prickly pear) plantations. The mountain range reminded me of the Scottish Highlands. An hour later, we found ourselves in a valley called Militello, a baroque town in southeast Sicily, to taste some kind of an ash delicacy. It's the [...]