shopping at the local grocer

There is no day I do not think of all the travels I have done all over Italy, or rather all along the coast lines of Italy.
One of the memorable trip we did was cruising the Aeolian Islands (north of Sicily). One of the islands we visited was Isola di Panarea.

When the chef asked if I can go and help him do his shopping I gladly took the chance. I always love checking local produce.
We did not really expect something grand since this island has only an estimate of 280 residents but nothing beats local Sicilian fruits and vegetables.

Panarea is one of the chain of volcanic islands (Aeolian) in north Sicily and its only 3.4 km