From our Garden

Refreshing Orange Salad

Refreshing Orange Salad 3264 2448 Villa Modica

During orange season nothing beats an original orange salad. Recipe for 2. Ingredients : 2 large oranges,2 green onions, 4 spoons extra virgin olive oil, a splash of balsamic vinegar,…

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Prickly Pears From Our Cactus Trees (Opuntia is a Genus in the Cactus Family Cactaceae)

Prickly Pears From Our Cactus Trees (Opuntia is a Genus in the Cactus Family Cactaceae) 1944 2592 Villa Modica

Prickly pears typically grow with flat, rounded cladodes (also called platyclades) armed with two kinds of spines; large, smooth, fixed spines and small, hairlike prickles called glochids, that easily penetrate…

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Delicious Sweet Black Figs

Delicious Sweet Black Figs 3264 2448 Villa Modica

Every year at the end of August our 80 years old fig tree makes the sweetest figs, it was planted by my grandfather, now we enjoy them for breakfast or…

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