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The “rituals” of the island are not only sacrifice and death, but represent a balance between life and survival of men and women who waited fervently for the sound of bells to start working again.


Among the many professions related to tuna fishing in Sicily, there are remarkable testimonials about an authentic craftsman, the master salter, the curator of that warehouse to which the crew chief would have delivered the “eggs”, to be put under the salt in the vats , to then clean them (clean them) day by day.


Once the charge is removed and dried, they are hung and then sold. This method is faithful replicated by the master Alfio Visalli with the bluefin tuna Bottarga.