Ballarò Market: A Browser’s Guide

Mon, 10/18/2021 - 11:52
Fresh vegetables: cauliflower and broccoli for sale at famous Ballaro market

I’ll never forget my first time walking through Ballarò. The red-domed churches, low-hanging curtains and street art cast an immediate impression on me. And it’s an impression that has remained to this day. This is the real Sicily: uniquely, unmistakably and unashamedly Palermitan. The produce at Ballarò is exquisite. The zucchine, aubergines, peppers, tomatoes, lemons, fennel, celery are all bigger and bolder than anything you’re likely to find on the peninsula. The sound of the

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