Simeti, Mary Taylor

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SIMETI, Mary Taylor

SIMETI, Mary Taylor. American, b. 1941. Genres: Food and Wine, Biography, Travel/Exploration. Career: Co-owner and co-manager of a farm in western Sicily that produces grapes, olives, and wheat, 1964-; writer. Publications: Sariddu, Armando Armando Editore (Rome), 1975; On Persephone's Island: A Sicilian Journal, Knopf (New York), 1986; Pomp and Sustenance: Twenty-Five Centuries of Sicilian Food, Knopf, 1989; (with Maria Grammatico) Bitter Almonds: Memories and Recipes of a Sicilian Girlhood, Morrow, 1994. Address: Piazza Europa 13, 90146 Palermo, Sicily, Italy.