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A food writer for the Guardian and a judge on the BBC Two (UK) show Great British Menu, Fort adds yet another travelog to the "visit Italy and bask in its gustatory delights" genre made popular by Frances Mayes's Under the Tuscan Sun. Fort explores the food, people, and culture of Sicily, often with comparisons to his experiences on the Italian mainland. As is typical with this genre, the author considers the history of the food he eats and the local way of life as well as the role of community and family in the meals and regional dishes. The narrative is accompanied by numerous recipes (using metric measurements), many of which contain ingredients that may be difficult to obtain outside of Italy. This book partners well with Fort's earlier Eating Up Italy, in which he covers the Italian mainland in a similar manner. There is a sufficient number of books in this genre, making Fort's latest useful only in its exclusive focus on Sicily.