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The Best Sicilian Eggplant Caponata

The best Eggplant caponata recipe from Sicily with The Taste SF
On our last night in Sicily, we came home from a long day at the beach to a house filled with the amazing aroma of traditional Sicilian flavors. The team at Don Venerando had been busy cooking all evening. When you stay at a Thinking Traveller’s villa, you can cook for yourself, or request... Continue Reading

Sicilian Almond Pesto Pasta Recipe: Pesto alla Trapanese

Learn how to make this traditional sicilian pasta recipe Pesto alla Trapanese from The TasteSF who discovered it in Sicily
Sicily is the land of almonds and pistachios. You’ll find them in orchards dotting the countryside, and in everything from gelato to granitas to pasta, and more. Pesto alla Trapanese is a traditional almond-based Sicilian pesto pasta recipe that we learned from Sicilians in Carruba. It’s perfect for an easy, fresh dinner. While in... Continue Reading

Napa Valley Guide

Are you planning a vacation to Napa Valley this year? Know these 11 things before you go wine tasting. Get expert tips based on advice from locals and years of experience visiting Napa as a both a local and a tourist. You'll have a more enjoyable and relaxing vacation in wine country. 




Stemware perfected. This glass works for reds, whites, and sparkling. We didn't believe it until we tried it, and now it's the first one we reach for.

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